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

Sports Nutrition Education Programs

Sports Nutrition Education Programs

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 February 2013. If you know of new programs to add, contact SCAN at info@scandpg.org.

Alabama

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

MS, PhD Nutrition Sciences 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 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


BS Exercise Nutrition and Wellness http://edschool.csueastbay.edu/departments/kpe/options/ExerciseNutrition.html

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:

MS Nutritional Science, Certificate Program in Sports Nutrition http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/hhs/kns/ntrs.php

Coordinated Program in Dietetics http://www.calstatela.edu/academic/hhs/kns/ntrs_bs_I.php  

 

California State University - Sacramento, CA

BS Nutrition and Food http://www.csus.edu/facs/

BA Special Major in Dietetics http://www.csus.edu/facs/

Dietetic Internship (post Baccalaureatehttp://www.csus.edu/facs/

 

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

BS Foods & Nutrition http://ens.sdsu.edu/academic-programs/undergraduate/foods-nutrition/overview/

DPD http://ens.sdsu.edu/academic-programs/dpd/

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

 

Colorado

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

MS Food Science and Nutrition, Specialization in Nutrition and Exercise Science http://www.fshn.cahs.colostate.edu/academic_programs/Default.aspx

Online MS Degree Dietetics http://www.fshn.cahs.colostate.edu/academic_programs/Default.aspx

Coordinated MS/CP Program in Dietetics http://www.fshn.cahs.colostate.edu/academic_programs/masters/FAQ_mscp.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

University of Connecticut - Storrs, CT
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Department of Nutritional Sciences:

BS Nutritional Sciences http://admissions.uconn.edu/content/schools-colleges/canr
MS, Phd Nutritional Science http://www.canr.uconn.edu/nutsci/nutsci/

 

University of New Haven - New Haven, CT
College of Arts and Sciences, Nutrition and Dietetics:

BS Nutrition and Dietetics http://catalog.newhaven.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=4&poid=429&returnto=650

MS Human Nutrition http://www.newhaven.edu/4729/

 

Delaware

University of Delaware - Newark, DE
College of Health Sciences, Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition:

BS Nutritional Sciences

BS Dietetics

BS Applied Nutrition http://www.udel.edu/bhan/undergraduates/majors.html

MS Human Nutrition http://www.udel.edu/bhan/graduates/human_nutrition.html
Dietetic Internship – Online Program http://www.udel.edu/bhan/dietetic/index.html

 

Florida

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

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


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


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

Institute of Sports Sciences and Exercise Medicine:

MS Exercise Science http://www.chs.fsu.edu/ISSM

 

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

BS Food Science and Human Nutrition https://catalog.ufl.edu/ugrad/current/agriculture/Majors/food-science-and-human-nutrition.aspx

Combined Master of Science-Dietetic Internship Program (MS-DI), Nutrition Education and Wellness Concentration http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/dietetics/graduate/home.shtml

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 a Specialization in Nutrition http://nutrition.gsu.edu/692.html
Coordinated Program in Dietetics http://nutrition.gsu.edu/690.html

 

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

MS Foods and Nutrition w/courses available in Exercise Science http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/graduate/masters.html

PhD Foods and Nutrition w/courses available in Exercise Science http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/graduate/phd.html
Dietetic Internship http://www.fcs.uga.edu/fdn/graduate/dietetics.html
College of Education, Department of Kinesiology

MS, PhD Exercise Science
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

BS Food Science & Human Nutrition, Sports and Wellness Track http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/undergrad/FSHN.html
MS Nutritional Science http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/grad/NUTRms.html
PhD Nutrition http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/grad/NUTRphd.html

Dietetics http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hnfas/degrees/undergrad/dietetics.html

 

Illinois

Benedictine University – Lisle, IL

MS Nutrition and Wellness

Dietetic Internship http://www.ben.edu/academic_programs/education_health/nutrition/index.cfm

 

Indiana

Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN

Department of Foods & Nutrition, Department of Health and Kinesiology

BS Nutrition, Fitness & Health (NFH) - Dietetics http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/fn/undergraduate/majors/dietetics.html
MS, PhD Sport and Exercise Psychology

http://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/sportpsych/
MS, PhD, Interdepartmental Nutrition Program (INP)http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/gradnutrition/index.html
Coordinated Program in Dietetics http://www.cfs.purdue.edu/fn/undergraduate/majors/dietetics.html#coordinated

Kentucky

University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
College of Medicine Graduate Center Nutritional Sciences/Clinical Nutrition, Graduate Center for Nutritional Sciences:

MS Nutritional Sciences (Clinical Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Wellness/Sports Nutrition)http://www.mc.uky.edu/nutrisci/msprogram.asp

PhD Nutrition Sciences http://www.mc.uky.edu/nutrisci/phdprogram.asp

Dietetic Internship http://www.mc.uky.edu/DIProgram/start1.asp

 

Massachusetts

Boston University - Boston, MA

Sargent College of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences


MS Nutrition in Nutrition Option1: http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/health-sciences/ms-nutrition-4-semesters/

Option 2:http://www.bu.edu/sargent/academics/programs/health-sciences/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

BS Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.simmons.edu/undergraduate/academics/departments/nutrition/programs/1362.php

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

BS, MS Nutrition and Health Promotion http://www.simmons.edu/undergraduate/academics/departments/nutrition/programs/1350.php

BS Exercise Science/MS Nutrition Program http://www.simmons.edu/undergraduate/academics/departments/biology/programs/3182.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

MS Public Health Nutrition (Online)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:

BS Nutrition and Dietetics http://www.slu.edu/nutrition-and-dietetics/future-students/bs-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
DPD
http://www.slu.edu/nutrition-and-dietetics/future-students/didactic-program-in-dietetics-%28dpd%29

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

 

New Jersey

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

MS Nutrition http://www.cse.edu/academics/academic-areas/health-wellness/nutrition/?tabID=tabGraduate&divID=progGraduate
Dietetic Internship http://www.cse.edu/academics/academic-areas/health-wellness/nutrition/dietetic-internship/

 

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Newark, NJ
School of Health Related Professions

MS Clinical Nutrition http://shrp.umdnj.edu/dept/nutr/programs/m_clinutr.html

PhD Health Sciences - Nutrition Track http://shrp.umdnj.edu/dept/nutr/programs/phd_HSnutr.html
Dietetic Internship http://shrp.umdnj.edu/dept/nutr/dietetic/index.html
BS Health Science Coordinated Program http://shrp.umdnj.edu/dept/nutr/BSHS/index.html

 

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

 

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

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

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

DPD http://www.tc.columbia.edu/hbs/Nutrition/index.asp?Id=Become+a+Registered+Dietitian&Info=Didactic+Program+in+Dietetics+%28DPD%29

Dietetic Internship http://www.tc.columbia.edu/hbs/Nutrition/index.asp?Id=Become+a+Registered+Dietitian&Info=Dietetic+Internship+Program+%28DI%29

 

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

BS/MS Exercise Nutrition http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/exercise-and-nutrition-sciences/education/exercise-science-bs.html

BS/MPH Exercise Science http://sphhp.buffalo.edu/exercise-and-nutrition-sciences/education/exercise-science-bs-mph.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 Science http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/programEXSS.cfm

College of Human Ecology, Dept. of Nutrition Science

MS Nutrition and Dietetics with a concentration in Nutrition for Wellness and Performance
http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/programNUTR.cfm
Dietetic Internship http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/programNUTR.cfm
Distance Education http://www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/grcat/distanceEd.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/

MS Dietetics (Online) http://www.ndsu.edu/hnes/dietetics_on_line/
Coordinated Program in Dietetics http://www.ndsu.edu/hnes/dietetics/

 

Oregon

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

BS Nutrition – Dietetics Concentration http://health.oregonstate.edu/bphs/dietetics

BS Nutrition – Nutrition and Health Sciences Concentration http://health.oregonstate.edu/degrees/nutrition-and-health-sciences

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

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

 

Pennsylvania 

Mansfield University - Mansfield, PA
Robert Packer Department of Health Sciences

BS Nutrition (Dietetics)

BS Nutrition (Sports Nutrition)
http://www.mansfield.edu/learn/nutrition/#

 

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

 

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

BS Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/cdnbs/
MS Coordinated Masters in Dietetics http://www.shrs.pitt.edu/cmd/
MS in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences – 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

 

Texas

Baylor University - Waco, TX

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

PhD Exercise, Nutrition & Preventive Health http://www.baylor.edu/soe/hhpr/index.php?id=56029 
US Military – Baylor University MS Nutrition
http://www.baylor.edu/graduate/nutrition/index.php?id=67970

Dietetic Internship: US Military Dietetic Internship Consortium
http://www.baylor.edu/graduate/nutrition/index.php?id=67970

 

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

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

Dietetic internships: http://www.twu.edu/nutrition-food-sciences/internships.asp
Combined Master's Dietetic Internship (Denton)
Combined Master's Dietetic Internship (Houston)

 

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

BS Exercise Science http://www.edb.utexas.edu/education/departments/khe/undergrad/es/

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

 

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

MS Human Nutrition http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/graduate-programs/ms-human-nutrition/index.php

MA Sport and Fitness Administration

http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/graduate-programs/ma-sports-admin/index.php
PhD Kinesiology http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/graduate-programs/phd-kinesiology/index.php
BS Human Nutrition http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/undergrad-programs/nutrition/index.php

Dietetic Internship http://www.uh.edu/class/hhp/undergrad-programs/nutrition/dietetic-internship/index.php

 


Utah

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

MS Nutrition Sciences http://www.health.utah.edu/nutrition/degrees/graduate/nsmp/index.html

Coordinated Masters Program – Dietetics http://www.health.utah.edu/nutrition/degrees/graduate/cmp/index.html
Coordinated Masters Program -Sports Nutrition http://www.health.utah.edu/nutrition/degrees/graduate/cmp/sports/index.html

Virginia

James Madison University - Harrisonburg, VA
Department of Kinesiology

MS Nutrition and Physical Activity http://www.jmu.edu/kinesiology/mes/description.html
MS Health Sciences with a Concentration in Dietetics (Online Program)
http://www.healthsci.jmu.edu/msdietetics.html

 

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

BS Foods, Nutrition, and Exercise http://www.hnfe.vt.edu/undergraduate_academics/options/SFNE/index_SFNE.html

MS and PhD Nutrition or Exercise Science http://www.hnfe.vt.edu/graduate_academics/graduate_options/graduate_options.html

Dietetics/Didactic Program http://www.hnfe.vt.edu/undergraduate_academics/options/Dietetics/index_DPD.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/departments/exercisescience/graduateprograms/msstrengthandconditioning/index.html
MPH Physical Activity in Public Health
http://sphhs.gwumc.edu/departments/exercisescience/graduateprograms/mphphysicalactivityinpublichealth/index.html
MS Clinical Exercise Physiology
http://sphhs.gwu.edu/departments/exercisescience/graduateprograms/msclinicalexercisephysiology/index.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/ioc/

 

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 Physiology

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:
- Laura Georgian, MS

March 2013