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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

MS Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Required Courses

The MS NEP degree consists of 11 credits of core and a minimum of 21 credits of track-specific coursework, for a total minimum of 32 credits. From the total, a minimum of 26 credits are graded and 6 are thesis.

Core Courses: NEP 505, NEP 520, NEP 580, and NURS 526

MS NEP-specific Courses: NEP 525, NEP 526, NEP 582, NEP 586, and NEP 700. Elective courses are required and chosen in consultation with your faculty advisor. They are spread over several semesters.

For official NEP course descriptions, see the WSU catalog.

MS NEP Degree Plan

Fall semester 1 (10 credits) Spring semester 1 (7 credits) Summer term 1
NEP 505 Seminar (1) NEP 505 Seminar (1)
NEP 520 Research Methods (3) NEP 525 Adv Human Nutrition (3)
NEP 580 Biochemistry (3) NEP 526 Nutritional Epi (3)
NURS 526 Statistics (3)
Fall semester 2 (7 credits) Spring semester 2 (5 credits) Summer term 2
NEP 582 Adv Exercise Phys (3) NEP 700 Thesis (5)
NEP 586 Physical Activity Epi (3)
NEP 700 Thesis (1) 32 credits minimum