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Ph.D. Blended

Nutrition and Exercise Sciences

South Dakota State University

654 USD/credit 39240 USD/full
654 USD/credit 39240 USD/full
340 USD/credit 20400 USD/full
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The Ph.D. in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences course at South Dakota State University will prepare graduates for careers as researchers in healthcare settings, government, industry, corporations, and universities.

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 The research and teaching emphasize public health nutrition, molecular and biochemical nutrition, epidemiology, obesity prevention and behavior nutrition, cardiovascular physiology, biomechanics, sport and exercise physiology.

This Nutrition and Exercise Sciences course at South Dakota State University  will be a good fit if you:

  • Have an undergraduate or master's degree in exercise science, nutritional science, or related field
  • Want to broaden knowledge to improve health
  • Enjoy working with people
  • Want to conduct research in the field
  • Are strong in the human sciences

Career Opportunities

  • Research
  • Education
  • Private Industry

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Advanced Research Methods
  • Advanced Statistics
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology 
  • Research Regulations Compliance 
  • Seminar (COM) 
  • Dissertation (COM) 
  • Macronutrients in Human Nutrition 
  • Vitamins and Minerals in Human Nutrition 

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60 alternative credits



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The application must include the application fee, all post-secondary transcripts, degree certificates, and other materials as required by specific programs before processing of the application will begin. The Graduate School employs a rolling deadline, however, students should check with their program of interest for specific admission deadlines. 
  • Applicants for the Doctor of Philosophy degree, 60-credit plan, must have a Master’s degree. This degree must be awarded from an approved, accredited institution. In those cases where applicants do not have a Master’s degree, departmental requirements will apply, either requiring completion of a Master’s degree or permitting an individual to move directly into a doctoral program, 90-credit plan. Domestic, international or non-degree seeking students may submit an application online.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • National

    39240 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 654 USD per credit
  • In-State

    20400 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 340 USD per credit

Living costs for Brookings

1085 - 1888 USD /month
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