Graduate Certificate

Sports Nutrition

Prepare for the Certified Sports Nutrition (CISSN) exam and grow your career with a Graduate Certificate in Sports Nutrition from CUC. Enroll today.

Become an Expert in Health & Fitness

Learn how our 100% online programs can help you get ahead in the exercise science field.

Application Deadline: Oct. 10, 2022
Classes Start: Oct. 24, 2022

Accelerated

Complete your degree in 12-18 months

100% Online

Anytime, anywhere learning on your schedule

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Your tuition is locked in while continuously enrolled

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Sports Nutrition Certificate Program Details

Our 100% online MS in Applied Exercise Science, Sports Nutrition concentration is designed for working adults, with asynchronous classes so you can learn anytime, anywhere. We keep class sizes small, so you can connect with your classmates and professors. Dual concentrations are also available.

Why Pursue A Sports Nutrition Degree?

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. 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.

Industry Certification

This program prepares individuals for the Certified Sports Nutrition (CISSN) exam from the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Career Outlook

Graduates in our graduate degree in exercise science go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers. Many of our students pursue careers such as:

  • Sports Nutritionist
  • Performance Nutrition
  • Virtual Health Coach
  • Wellness Coach

Start Date

October 24, 2022

Deadline to Apply

October 10, 2022

Cost Per Credit

$475

Admission Requirements

Curriculum

Concentration Courses 15 Credit Hours

AES 6300 Exercise & Sport Nutrition
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