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South Dakota State University

Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences

Brookings, SD

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South Dakota State University

Overview

South Dakota State University / Department of Health and Nutritional Sciences is located in Brookings, SD, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition and exercise sciences
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nutrition and exercise sciences
Master of Science (MS) Dietetics
Master of Science (MS) Athletic training
Master of Science (MS) Sport and recreation studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 6
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Oral exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
12
Accepted
12
Enrolled
75%

Applying

35
Application Fee - Domestic

Entrance Requirements

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

20
Total Graduate Students
90%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
10%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American Not Reported
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 5%

Gender

Male (30%)
Female (70%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Food chemistry, bone density, functional food, nutrition education, nutrition biochemistry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address Box 2201
Brookings, SD  57007
United States
Contact Dr. C. Y. Wang
Head
Email: cy.wang@sdstate.edu
Phone: 605-688-5161
Fax: 605-688-5603