TWU graduate students who seek an MS in Exercise and Sports Nutrition (ESN) take a variety of courses in nutrition and kinesiology. This program will train students to help bring about lifestyle changes in exercise and nutrition habits for individuals and groups. It can provide students with opportunities to acquire strong research skills if desired and all students will have applied learning experiences in both the classroom and in health-related settings.
Coursework Option Thesis Option IOC Option If you are interested in obtaining more specific information about this unique program, please send an email to Dr Nancy DiMarco in the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences.
ESN Faculty (Thesis Mentors)
ESN Master's Student Handbook
This program will train students to help bring about lifestyle changes in exercise and nutrition habits for individuals and groups. It will also provide students with opportunities to acquire strong research skills and applied learning experiences in both the classroom and in health-related settings. Graduates of the program may work in:
private practice hospitals clinics rehabilitation centers government agencies public schools professional and amateur sports teams university/collegiate athletics
Additional Entry Requirement Information
Official transcripts that provide evidence of prerequisites or the equivalent of undergraduate courses in exercise physiology (KINS 3601, 3602), exercise testing and prescription (KINS 4701, 4702), advanced exercise physiology (KINS 4601, 4602), human anatomy and physiology (ZOOL 2041, 2043, 2051, 2052), biochemistry (CHEM 3603), elementary nutrition (NFS 2323), advanced nutrition (NFS 3101, 4302, 4303), and one additional upper division three hour nutrition course (NFS 3163, for example).
Two letters of recommendation and a 1-2 page statement of intent providing evidence of work and volunteer experience related to intended field of study and goals
BS degree in Kinesiology or Nutrition, or its equivalent.GPA of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale on the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework with a major in either Kinesiology or Nutrition.Evidence of completing the GRE with a preferred minimum score of 140 (400 original) on the quantitative portion and 153 (500 original) on the verbal portion.
Recipient: Texas Woman’s University
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