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Deadline to Apply: April 25, 2022
Classes Start: March 14, 2022



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Program Details

The Sports Nutrition concentration is designed for individuals who aspire to provide sound sports nutrition information to athletes and physically active individuals. The program focuses on using evidence-based principles in designing and implementing exercise and nutrition programs and interpreting research in the field of exercise and sport nutrition.

Why Pursue A Sports Nutrition Degree?

This strand prepares individuals for the Certified Sports Nutrition (CISSN) exam from the International Society of Sports Nutrition. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the job outlook for dietitians and nutritionists will be rosy, increasing by 20%. Additionally, those who take the exam can open doors in personal training and the food, beverage, and supplement industry.

Learn more about studying sports nutrition online in our Q& A with Professor Anna Turner. You can also read our article, Is Sports Nutrition the Right Path for You.

Start Date

August 29, 2022

Deadline to Apply

August 15, 2022

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Theresa Miyashita, PhD, Faculty Leader, Master of Science in Applied Exercise Science


Ryan Richmond

PhD in Health and Human Performance

“I love the curriculum and the ability to take one course at a time, along with the flexible payments that works with my salary. This degree will prepare me to work with other professors or medical doctors in the Exercise Science field to explore further research.”

Admission Requirements

  • Free online application
  • Master’s Degree in Health Science, Exercise Science, or related field with a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • GRE or MAT
  • Writing Sample
  • Objective statement
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae


AES 6020
Kinesiology I

AES 6030
Kinesiology II

AES 6050
Research Design and Methods in Exercise Science

AES 6200
Applied Exercise Physiology

AES 6300
Exercise and Sport Nutrition

AES 6990
Capstone Experience

AES 6320
Vitamins and Minerals

AES 6340
Nutrition and Exercise for Weight Management

AES 6360
Practicum: Sports Nutrition

AES 6380
Special Topics Seminar in Sports Nutrition