Master of Science in Exercise and Sports Nutrition

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The first interdisciplinary graduate program on the Denton Campus meets all the recommended competencies for master’s level education outlined in the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s Guidelines for Fitness and Health Programs in Texas.

The Master's of Science in Exercise and Sports Nutrition program is administered through the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences. Both the departments of Kinesiology and Nutrition and Food Sciences are responsible for the majority of didactic hours, including an internship in one or more settings in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, and a thesis or a professional paper. The course of study will include Research Methods, Statistics, Graded Exercise Testing, Exercise Evaluation and Prescription, Advanced Nutrition, Cardiovascular Response to Exercise, Nutrition and Exercise, Effect of Nutrition and Exercise in the Disease State, and Advanced Analysis of a Small Business.

For complete information and the Program of Study, please visit the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences section of the catalog.