Exercise and Nutrition Science

Lipscomb University

985 USD/credit
985 USD/credit
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Lipscomb University is offering a unique program to train professionals with a holistic approach to empowering healthy living and disease prevention. The Exercise and Nutrition Science program offered by the Lipscomb University  is inspired by the growing demand of health awareness in both exercise physiology and nutrition.

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Lipscomb’s long standing academic tradition and innovative approach to serving the community influences the development of this unique program. The Exercise and Nutrition Science program offered by the Lipscomb University is a 36 hour program that will give you both classroom and hands on opportunities to enhance your educational experience. The program offers a practicum or thesis option for you to meet your academic and professional needs.

Program Flexibility

This program is designed to meet your professional needs. As a student you will be able to select your academic track to meet your career goals. The program has four core courses with diverse options of elective coursework. The academic design also enables students to select electives across disciplines in other graduate programs on campus. 

Students also have the option of choosing a thesis track or practicum for the M.S. in Exercise and Nutrition Science. This program provides opportunities for extensive research in the wellness or nutrition areas or working with local organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise and Nutrition Strategies 
  • Biostastics
  • Research Design and Data Analysis
  • Advanced Nutritional Biochemistry
  • Exercise and Nutrition Strategies

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IELTS or TOEFL needed


36 hours alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in either Exercise Science or Nutrition.  If a student wants to enter the program from another discipline, then the following prerequisites are required: 6-8 hours in Biology; 6-8 hours in Anatomy and Physiology; 6-8 hours in Chemistry; one Nutrition course; One Exercise Physiology course (recommended but not required). 
  • Official transcripts
  • GRE score 288 overall
  • 2.75 cumulative grade point average (GPA) on all undergraduate work (higher science GPA is desirable)
  • 2 recommendation forms
  • Résumé

Tuition Fee

  • International

    985 USD/credit
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  • National

    985 USD/credit
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