24 months
9720 USD/year
9720 USD/year
5055 USD/year
Tuition fee
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Students of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences - Exercise Science at South Dakota State University are prepared for careers in clinical, industry, or research fields. A partial list of those specializing in the Exercise Science specialization includes clinical exercise physiology, strength and conditioning, fitness management, research coordinators, instructors, or public health officials.

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This Nutrition and Exercise Sciences - Exercise Science  at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Have a background in health, physical education, recreation, exercise science or other related field
  • Enjoy sports and athletics
  • Lead an active lifestyle
  • Enjoy helping others
  • Want to conduct research in the field

Career Opportunities

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Cardiac rehabilitation specialist
  • Worksite wellness director
  • Fitness center management
  • Extension specialist
  • Health care industry
  • Community health and wellness programming and management
  • Managing sports performance programs
  • Research

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  •  Research Methods in Health and Nutritional Sciences 
  •  Epidemiology
  •  Biostatistics
  • Statistical Method
  • Clinical Exercise Physiology 
  •  Applied Biomechanics
  •  Advanced Exercise Physiology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 to receive unconditional admission. 
  • A professional academic transcript evaluation for degrees earned outside the United States(This requirement cannot be waived unless your highest degree was earned or will be earned in the U.S. prior to enrollment at SDSU).
    • If you are completing your bachelor's degree at the time of application, you may submit an incomplete evaluation. If you are accepted, a complete transcript and/or evaluation with completed degree will be required by the end of your first semester of coursework.
  • Official U.S. transcripts where a degree is earned (or will be earned), and official U.S. transcripts where graduate level coursework has been taken.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    9720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 648 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    5055 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 337 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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