Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition - A dietetic practice group of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

Sports Nutrition Education Programs

Sports Nutrition - Exercise Science Education Programs

Acess the PDF file of the Sports Nutrition - Exercie Education Programs here.

The institutions listed below offer courses, certificates, or advanced degrees that include sports nutrition, exercise science, exercise physiology, or kinesiology or a related topic as a component of the program. The dietetic internships and coordinated programs in dietetics listed may offer an opportunity for some competencies to be achieved in the area of sports nutrition.

The information is current as of May 2014. If you know of new programs to add, contact SCAN at info@scandpg.org.

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Alabama

Auburn University – Auburn, AL
College of Human Sciences, Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality Management

MS Nutrition, Emphasis in Sports Nutrition
http://www.humsci.auburn.edu/nufs/nufs-ms-nut.php#8

MS Nutrition - ISPP Option
http://www.humsci.auburn.edu/nufs/nufs-ms-nut.php#11

University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
School of Health Professions, Department of Nutrition Sciences:

MS, PhD, Nutrition Sciences (clinical subspecialty in exercise science)
http://www.uab.edu/shp/nutrition/education/nutrition-sciences-ms

Dietetic Internship
http://www.uab.edu/shp/nutrition/education/dietetic-internship
 

California

California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, CA
College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences, Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion:


MS, Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology Track http://www.csupomona.edu/~kin/programs.html#graduate

Dietetic Internship: Department of Human Nutrition and Food Sciences, College of Agriculture http://www.csupomona.edu/~dietinternship/

 
California State University-East Bay - Hayward, CA
College of Education and Allied Studies, Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education


MS Exercise Physiology http://edschool.csueastbay.edu/departments/kpe/options/exercisePhysiology.html
 

California State University, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
College of Health and Human Services, School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Sciences Department:

Certificate Program in Sports Nutrition
http://web.calstatela.edu/academic/hhs/kns/acad_cert_sn.php

MS Kinesiology
http://web.calstatela.edu/academic/hhs/kns/acad_ms_kin.php

Coordinated Program in Dietetics
http://web.calstatela.edu/academic/hhs/kns/acad_cdp.php   


San Diego State University - San Diego, CA
Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences:

Didactic Program in Dietetics
http://ens.sdsu.edu/academic-programs/dpd/

MS, Exercise Physiology
http://ens.sdsu.edu/academic-programs/graduate/masters/ms-exercise-physiology/

MS, Nutritional Sciences
http://ens.sdsu.edu/academic-programs/graduate/masters/ms-nutritional-sciences/ 

Dual MS in Exercise Physiology and Nutritional Sciences
http://ens.sdsu.edu/academic-programs/graduate/masters/dual-ms/

 

Colorado

Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO
Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition:

MS Food Science and Nutrition
http://www.fshn.chhs.colostate.edu/students/graduate/masters/index.aspx

MS Food Science and Nutrition (Nutrition and Exercise Specialization)
http://www.graduateschool.colostate.edu/prospective-students/degrees.aspx#FoodScienceAndHumanNutrition

MS Health and Exercise Science (Exercise Science and Nutrition Specialization)
http://www.graduateschool.colostate.edu/prospective-students/degrees.aspx#HealthAndExerciseScience

Online MS Food Science and Nutrition
http://www.online.colostate.edu/degrees/dietetics/

Coordinated Master Program in Dietetics (MS/CP) http://www.fshn.chhs.colostate.edu/students/graduate/masters/ms-cp/index.aspx
 

University of Colorado, Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs, CO
Department of Health Sciences Beth-EL College of Nursing and Health Sciences:

MS Health Sciences – Nutrition
http://www.uccs.edu/bethel/programs/nutrition.html

MS Health Sciences Sports Health & Wellness http://www.uccs.edu/bethel/programs/sports_and_wellness.html

MS Sport Nutrition

http://www.uccs.edu/bethel/programs/ms_sport_nutrition.html

 

Connecticut

Southern Connecticut State University – New Haven, CT
School of Education, Exercise Science:

MS in Human Performance http://www.southernct.edu/academics/schools/education/departments/exercisescience/graduate-programs/

University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Nutritional Sciences:
 
MS Nutritional Sciences
http://www.canr.uconn.edu/nutsci/nutsci/

PhD Nutritional Sciences
http://www.canr.uconn.edu/nutsci/nutsci/

 

Florida

Florida State University - Tallahassee, FL
College of Human Services, Department of Food, Nutrition & Exercise Sciences:

MS Exercise Science  with major  in Sports Nutrition
http://www.chs.fsu.edu/Departments/Nutrition-Food-Exercise-Sciences/Graduate-Programs/Masters-Programs/Sports-Nutrition

PhD Exercise Science with major in Exercise Physiology
http://www.chs.fsu.edu/Departments/Nutrition-Food-Exercise-Sciences/Graduate-Programs/Doctoral-Programs

Dietetic Internship
http://www.chs.fsu.edu/Departments/Nutrition-Food-Exercise-Sciences/Graduate-Programs/Dietetic-Internship
 

University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, Food Science and Human Nutrition Department:

Combined Master of Science-Dietetic Internship Program (MS-DI), Nutrition Education and Wellness Concentration
http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/programs/graduate/degrees-offered/m-s-dietetics-internship/
 

University of West Florida - Pensacola, FL
College of Professional Studies, Division of Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science

MS Health, Leisure, and Exercise Science
http://uwf.edu/hles/gradprograms.cfm

Georgia

Georgia State University - Atlanta, GA
Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions, Division of Nutrition

MS Health Sciences with an emphasis in Nutrition
http://nutrition.gsu.edu/academics/graduate/master-of-science/

Coordinated Program in Dietetics
http://nutrition.gsu.edu/academics/graduate/masters-degree-coordinated-program/
 

University of Georgia - Athens, GA
College of Family and Consumer Science, Department of Foods and Nutrition

MS Foods and Nutrition w/courses available in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise
http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/graduate-programs-sports-nutrition

Dietetic Internship
http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/graduate-programs-dietetics-internship

College of Education, Department of Kinesiology

MS Exercise Science with specializations in Exercise Physiology
PhD Exercise Science with specializations in Exercise Physiology
http://www.coe.uga.edu/kinesiology/academic-programs/exercise-science-%0bprograms/kinesiology/exercise-physiology/
 

Hawaii

University of Hawaii-Manoa - Honolulu, HI
College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, Department of Human Nutrition, Food, and Animal Science

MS Nutritional Science
http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/grad/NUTRms.html
The Nutritional Sciences Master’s degree program accepts the successful completion of the IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition as fulfilling part of the requirements for its MS degree.

PhD Nutrition http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/grad/NUTRphd.html

 

Illinois

Benedictine University – Lisle, IL
College of Education and Health Sciences, Dept. of Nutrition

MS Nutrition and Wellness (Sports Nutrition concentration)
http://www.ben.edu/coehs/nutrition/ms-nutrition-wellness.cfm

Online MS Nutrition and Wellness
http://www.ben.edu/coehs/nutrition/ms-nutrition-wellness.cfm

Dietetic Internship/Master of Science (MS) in Nutrition & Wellness
http://www.ben.edu/coehs/nutrition/ms-dietetic-internship.cfm
 

Indiana

Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN
Department of Foods & Nutrition, Department of Health and Kinesiology

MS Kinesiology with course in sport and exercise psychology
PhD Kinesiology with course in sport and exercise psychology
http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/graduate/degrees.html

Coordinated Program in Dietetics

http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/fn/undergraduate/majors/dietetics.html#coordinated

Kansas

Kansas State University – Manhattan, KS
College of Human Ecology, Dept. of Human Nutrition

PhD Public Health Physical Activity
http://www.he.k-state.edu/hn/grad/doctoral/pubhealth-physact-phd/

College of Human Ecology, Dept. of Kinesiology
MS Kinesiology
http://www.k-state.edu/kines/graduate/requirements.html

PhD Kinesiology with a specialization in Kinesiology
http://www.k-state.edu/kines/graduate/kinphd.html

Kentucky

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
College of Medicine Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences, Division of Nutritional Sciences

MS Nutritional Sciences (emphasis areas: Clinical Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Wellness/Sports Nutrition)
http://pharmns.med.uky.edu/pharmns-masters-program

PhD Nutrition Sciences
http://pharmns.med.uky.edu/pharmns-phd-program

Dietetic Internship
http://www.ukhealthcare.uky.edu/dietetics/internship-program/

 

Massachusetts

Boston University - Boston, MA
Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences


MS Nutrition (Four Semesters)
http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/health-sciences/ms-nutrition-4-semesters/

MS Nutrition (Two Semesters) 

http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/nutritiondietetics/ms-nutrition-2-semester/

Master of Science/Dietetic Internship (MS/DI) http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/health-sciences/msdi/
 

Simmons College - Boston, MA
Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences – Nutrition

Certificate in Sports Nutrition http://www.simmons.edu/snhs/programs/nutrition/sports/index.php

Dietetic Internship: http://www.simmons.edu/snhs/programs/nutrition/dietetic/index.php
 

University of Massachusetts - Amherst, MA
School of Public Health and Health Sciences, Department of Nutrition

Online Nutrition Classes http://www.umassone.net/courses/index.htm

Online Master of Public Health in Nutrition http://www.umassone.net/courses/credit/online_mph_nutrition.html

Dietetic Internship http://www.umass.edu/dieteticinternship/
 

 

Missouri

Saint Louis University - St. Louis, MO
Doisy School of Allied Health Professions, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics:

MS Nutrition and Dietetics Concentration Nutrition and Physical Performance

http://www.slu.edu/nutrition-and-dietetics/future-students/ms-nutrition-and-dietetics/nutrition-and-physical-performance
 

Southeast Missouri State University - Cape Girardeau, MO
College of Health and Human Services, Department of Health, Human Performance & Recreation

MS Nutrition and Exercise Science http://www.semo.edu/health/grad/ms_nutrition.htm

 

Montana

Montana State University - Bozeman, MT
College of Education, Health and Human Development
Department of Health and Human Development

MS Exercise Physiology and Nutrition
http://www.montana.edu/hhd/graduate/exerciseandnutrition/exphysnutr.htm

 Montana State University - Bozeman, MT
National Teachers Enhancement Network (NTEN), Extended University
College of Education, Health and Human Development
Department of Health and Human Development
            
NUTR 526 Nutrition for Fitness and Performance
3 credit online graduate course, Fall semester (alt. yr. even)
http://btc.montana.edu/courses/aspx/ntencatalog.aspx

Dietetic Internship
http://www.montana.edu/wwwhhd/postbaccalaureate/index.htm

 

New Jersey

College of Saint Elizabeth - Morristown, NJ
Department of Foods and Nutrition

MS Nutrition
http://www.cse.edu/academics/catalog/academic-programs/foods-and-nutrition.dot
http://www.cse.edu/academics/catalog/academic-programs/foods-and-nutrition.dot#bs
(Certificate Program in Sports Nutrition & Wellness is available)

MS Nutrition – Online Program
(Certificate Program in Sports Nutrition & Wellness is available)
http://www.cse.edu/academics/catalog/academic-programs/foods-and-nutrition.dot

Dietetic Internship
http://www.cse.edu/academics/catalog/academic-programs/foods-and-nutrition.dot
 

New York

Canisius College - Buffalo, NY
School of Education and Human Services, Health and Human Performance Department

MS Health & Human Performance
http://www.canisius.edu/masters-in-health-and-human-performance/


Long Island University-C.W. Post Campus - Brookville, NY
School of Public Health Professions and Nursing, Department of Nutrition

MS Nutrition-Nutrition and Exercise Physiology Specialization
http://www.liunet.edu/CWPost/Academics/Schools/SHPN/Dept/Nutrition/Graduate-Programs/MS-Nutr

BS/MS Nutrition – Nutrition and Exercise Specialization
http://www.liunet.edu/CWPost/Academics/Schools/SHPN/Dept/Nutrition/Undergraduate-Programs/5-Year-Accelerated-Program/BSMS-Nutr

Dietetic Internship
http://www.liunet.edu/CWPost/Academics/Schools/SHPN/Dept/Nutrition/Graduate-Programs/DI

Queens College, CUNY - Queens, NY
Family, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
Nutrition and Exercise Sciences

MS Nutrition and Exercise Sciences
http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/DMNS/fnes/Programs/Pages/NutritionExerciseSciences.aspx

MS Nutrition and Exercise Science Specialization
http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/DMNS/fnes/Programs/Pages/NutritionExerciseSciences.aspx

MS Exercise Science Specialization
http://www.qc.cuny.edu/Academics/Degrees/DMNS/fnes/Programs/Pages/NutritionExerciseSciences.aspx  


Teachers College, Columbia University - New York, NY
Department of Health and Behavior Studies, Program in Nutrition

MS Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
http://www.tc.columbia.edu/hbs/Nutrition/index.asp?Id=Graduate+Degrees&Info=Master+of+Science%3A+Nutrition+and+Exercise+Physiology

Dietetic Internship http://www.tc.columbia.edu/hbs/Nutrition/index.asp?Id=Become+a+Registered+Dietitian&Info=Dietetic+Internship+Program+%28DI%29 (no sports option)

 University at Buffalo, State University of New York - Buffalo, NY
School of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences

MS Exercise Science
http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/exercise-and-nutrition-sciences/education/exercise-science-ms.html

PhD Exercise Science
http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/exercise-and-nutrition-sciences/education/exercise-science-phd.html

Dietetic Internship
http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/exercise-and-nutrition-sciences/education/dietetic-internship.html
 

North Carolina

East Carolina University – Greenville, NC
College of Health and Human Performance, Dept. of Kinesiology:

MS Exercise and Sport Science http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/programEXSS.cfm

PhD Bioenergetics and Exercise Science
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/programEXSS.cfm

BS Exercise Physiology, DPT Physical Therapy
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-dhs/ah/degrees.cfm

College of Human Ecology, Dept. of Nutrition Science

Dietetic Internship:
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/programNUTR.cfm
 

North Dakota 

North Dakota State University - Fargo, ND
College of Human Development and Education, Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Sciences (HNES)

MS Exercise/Nutrition Science
http://www.ndsu.edu/hnes/exercisenutrition_science/#c10744

PhD Exercise Science and Nutrition http://www.ndsu.edu/hnes/phd_in_exercise_science_and_nutrition/
 

Oregon

Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR
College of Health and Human Sciences, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Sciences

MS and PhD Exercise and Sport Science http://health.oregonstate.edu/degrees/graduate/exercise-sport-science
 

Pennsylvania 

Marywood University - Scranton, PA
Nutrition and Dietetics Department

MS Sports Nutrition & Exercise Science
http://www.marywood.edu/nutrition/graduate-programs/sports-nutrition/index.html

Dietetic Internship (on-site dietetic & distance education dietetic internship) http://www.marywood.edu/nutrition/internship/

Coordinated Program in Dietetics
http://www.marywood.edu/nutrition/undergraduate-programs/coordinated/index.html
(one sports nutrition class offered)
 

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA
School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition

MS Sports Medicine
http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/mssm/

MS in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences - Wellness and Human Performance http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/mswhp/
 

California University of Pennsylvania - California, PA
College of Education and Human Services, Department of Health Sciences & Sport Studies: 

MS Exercise Science and Health Promotion
http://www.calu.edu/academics/online-programs/exercise-science/index.htm

Tennessee

Lipscomb University - Nashville, TN
College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Department of Kinesiology

MS Exercise and Nutrition Science
http://www.lipscomb.edu/kinesiology/graduate-programs

Dietetic Internship Program
http://www.lipscomb.edu/nutrition/dietetic-internship-di-program
 

Texas

Baylor University - Waco, TX

Center for Exercise, Nutrition, and Preventive Health Research, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation

PhD in Kinesiology, Exercise Nutrition, and Health Promotion
http://www.baylor.edu/soe/hhpr/index.php?id=56029

US Military – Baylor University MS Nutrition and Dietetic Internship
http://www.baylor.edu/graduate/nutrition/index.php?id=67970


Texas Woman's University - Denton, TX
Department of Nutrition & Food Sciences

MS Exercise and Sports Nutrition
http://www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/ms-exercise-sports-nutrition.asp

MS Exercise and Sports Nutrition – IOC Option
http://www.twu.edu/downloads/nfs/MS_ESN_IOC_Option.pdf

Dietetic internships: http://www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/internships.asp
Combined Master's Dietetic Internship (Denton) – no sports option
Combined Master's Dietetic Internship (Houston) – no sports option|

University of Houston – Houston, TX
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Department of Health and Human Performance

MA Sport and Fitness Administration
http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/graduate-programs/ma-sports-admin/

PhD Kinesiology http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/graduate-programs/phd-kinesiology/

Dietetic Internship http://www.hhp.uh.edu/Internship/aboutus/info.php
 

University of Texas - Austin, TX
College of Education, Department of Kinesiology & Health Education

MEd Exercise Science http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/departments/khe/graduate/exsci/

MS Sports Science and Nutrition
http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/departments/khe/graduate/exsci/

Utah

University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT
College of Health, Division of Nutrition

Coordinated Master’s Program – Sports Nutrition Concentration
http://www.health.utah.edu/nutrition/degrees/graduate/cmp/sports/index.html

MS Nutrition Science with an emphasis in Sports Dietetics
http://www.health.utah.edu/nutrition/degrees/graduate/nsmp/index.html

Online MS in Nutrition Sciences (concentration in Nutrition for Fitness and Sport)
http://www.health.utah.edu/nutrition/degrees/graduate/online-masters/index.html

MS Exercise Physiology
http://www.health.utah.edu/ess/graduate_studies/ex-phys/index.html#esphysindex
 

Virginia

James Madison University - Harrisonburg, VA
Department of Kinesiology

MS Health Sciences:  Nutrition and Physical Activity concentration
http://www.jmu.edu/academics/graduate/programs/health-sciences-nutrition-and-physical-activity.shtml

MS Kinesiology:  Exercise Physiology http://www.jmu.edu/academics/graduate/programs/kinesiology-exercise-physiology.shtml
 

Virginia Tech - Blacksburg, VA
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods, & Exercise

MS and PhD Nutrition (three emphasis options)
http://www.hnfe.vt.edu/graduate_academics/graduate_options/index.html

Dietetic Internship http://www.hnfe.vt.edu/dietetic_internship/index.html

 

Washington, DC

George Washington University Medical Center - Washington, DC
School of Public Health and Human Services, Department of Exercise Science

MS Strength and Conditioning
http://sphhs.gwu.edu/programs/strength-and-conditioning-ms

MPH Physical Activity in Public Health
http://sphhs.gwu.edu/programs/physical-activity-public-health-mph

MS Clinical Exercise Physiology
http://sphhs.gwu.edu/programs/clinical-exercise-physiology-ms

 MS Exercise Science
http://www.gwu.edu/graduate-programs/exercise-science

 

Wyoming

University of Wyoming – Laramie, WY

Family and Consumer Sciences, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

MS Food Science and Human Nutrition
www.uwyo.edu/fcs/graduate-programs/master-of-science-in-food-science-and-human-nutrition/index.html

Note: A graduate assistantship with the University of Wyoming Athletics is available for a student enrolled in the MS Food Science and Human Nutrition Major. Contact: D. Enette-Larson-Meyer, PhD, RD, CSSD, LD, FASCM: http://www.uwyo.edu/fcs/faculty-staff/d-enette-larson-meyer.html

 

International

Australia

IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition - Australia

Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee offers a postgraduate-level distance-learning program in Sport and Exercise Nutrition http://www.sportsoracle.com/Nutrition/Home/

 

United Kingdom

Loughborough University - Leicestershire, UK
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences,

MSc Exercise Physiology
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/postgraduate-taught/courses/exercise-physiology/

MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/postgraduate-taught/courses/sport-and-exercise-nutrition/

MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/postgraduate-taught/courses/sport-and-exercise-psychology/

MSc Sport and Exercise Science
http://www.lboro.ac.uk/departments/ssehs/postgraduate-taught/courses/sport-and-exercise-science/

For more information on Dietetic Internships click here
For more information on Coordinated Programs in Dietetics click here

 

Sports Nutrition Education Programs updated by:
Lauren Pendergast, RD
Patti Steinmuller, MS, RD, CSSD, LN

May 2014