Sports Nutrition

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 Master's in Nutrition will prepare you for a variety of exciting careers in a growing field:

  • Advocates who influence the development and interpretation of food and nutrition-related legislation
  • Clinicians who assess, plan, implement and evaluate a client's nutrition care as a member of a health care team
  • Managers of resources who administer food service systems, community nutrition programs and clinical practices
  • Educators who teach clients, healthcare professionals, employees and the general public
  • Researchers who directly conduct nutrition-related research, or who interpret the research to the public
  • Food and Nutrition Specialists who provide accurate, up-to-date information

General Program Requirements

Applicants to the M.S. in Nutrition program must have a bachelor's degree in nutrition, foods, or dietetics from an accredited institution. Others are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they may be required to take undergraduate courses as prerequisites.


Typically, during the fall and spring semesters, graduate classes meet one evening per week for three hours. Classes generally meet twice a week in the summer sessions. Some classes are offered on Saturdays.