Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Nutrition, MS (53-898) - Sport Nutrition Option (0018) (30-33 hours)


Student Learning Outcomes - The graduate with a Master’s of Science degree in Nutrition in the Department of Nutrition, Kinesiology, and Health  will use the knowledge and skills obtained in the program to:

  • Demonstrate the competencies and behaviors required to practice dietetics at an entry-level by integrating biochemical and physiological science knowledge with nutritional evidence-based interventions
  • Articulate evidence-based solutions to nutritional issues across the life cycle and to assess nutritional status and evaluate current research.
  • Acquire the level of conduct appropriate for professional dietetics practice
  • Apply evidence-based guidelines, systematic reviews, scientific literature and participate in nutrition research.

The MS in Nutrition program has two options : The Sport Nutrition Option (Hybrid) and the Clinical Nutrition Option. Admittance to the program requires an undergraduate degree in an appropriate major, with an accumulated undergraduate GPA greater than 3.00.

Prerequisites for Sport Nutrition Option:

  • CHEM 1104 Intro to Sciences: Chemistry with lab (4-5 credits)
  • CHEM 1604 Organic and Biochemistry (4 credits)
  • BIOL 3401 Anatomy (3 credits)
  • BIOL 3402 Physiology (5 credits)
  • D&N 3340 Nutrition (3 credits)
  • D&N 3350 Community Nutrition (3 credits)
  • D&N 4340 Advanced Nutrition (3 credits) can be completed as graduate credit D&N 5010
  • KIN 2850 Foundations of Exercise Physiology (3 credits)
  • NUTR 4300 Nutrition for Human Performance (3 credits) can be completed as graduate credit NUTR 5300