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Florida State University

Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences

Tallahassee , FL

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Florida State University

Overview

Florida State University / Department of Nutrition, Food and Exercise Sciences is located in Tallahassee, FL, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition and food science
Master of Science (MS) Sports nutrition
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition and food science Nutrition education and health promotion
Master of Science (MS) Exercise physiology
Master of Science (MS) Sports sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Exercise physiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 24
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Preliminary examination, minimum of 24 credit hours dissertation, dissertation defense

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

177
Applied
66
Accepted
31
Enrolled
37%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum upper-division GPA of 3.0 or awarded master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

86
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 1.16%
Black or African American 1.16%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 2.33%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 12.79%
Unknown 2.33%

Gender

Male (34%)
Female (65%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 26
Part-time - 0
Male (14)
Female (12)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutrition and health, sports nutrition, energy and human performance, strength training, functional performance, cardiovascular physiology, sarcopenia, chronic disease and aging, functional food, food safety, food allergy, and food safety/quality detection methods
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,077,766

Location & Contact

Address 120 Convocation Way
436 Sandels Building
Tallahassee, FL  32306-1493
United States
Contact Dr. Chester Ray
Department Chair
Email: caray@fsu.edu
Phone: 850-644-1850
Fax: 850-645-5000

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