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Pertaining To Admission

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Pertaining To Admission
I really want a Master's in Sport Nutrition. My background is in Exercise Science/Athletic Training/Strength and Conditioning/ etc. I only have a few/no classes in nutrition however. Am I eligible to apply?
Pertaining To Admission
My degree is in Nutrition/Clinical Nutrition but it is not from a DPD program. Am I still eligible to apply?
Pertaining To Admission
I've been in the working world and although my degree is in business, I've worked a lot in nutrition for my everyday job. Can you make an exception on the DPD requirements for me?
Pertaining To Admission
I have a background in Exercise and Strength and Conditioning. I don't have a degree in nutrition but I use it a lot in my job. I think having sport nutrition education would be beneficial to my practice but I don't want to work as Sport Dietitian. Ca
Pertaining To Admission
I am not sure if I completed a DPD program. How do I know if I did?
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How many students do you admit per year?
Pertaining To Admission
My transcript is not so great because freshman year was difficult for me. However, I'm really passionate about sport nutrition and I've really tried hard to get my grades up. What are my chances of getting in?
Pertaining To Admission
I am a very poor test taker. My transcript is very good, but my GREs are fairly poor. Should I bother applying?
Pertaining To Admission
I am applying to an RD internship and the date of the Match is in April, but your priority deadline is January 20. I would like to go into the RD internship if I get matched but if I don't, I'd like to enter graduate school. What do you suggest I do?
Pertaining To Admission
I received a full scholarship to another sport nutrition program. However I really want to come to UCCS. Can you match this?
Pertaining To Admission
I am an outstanding student with a 4.0 (or almost 4.0 GPA). Don’t I automatically get a scholarship?

Pertaining To Transfer Of Credits

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Pertaining To Transfer Of Credits
I understand that I can transfer in 9 credits from another institution. Since I've completed my RD internship and that is considered post graduate, will that count?
Pertaining To Transfer Of Credits
I am an American student and completed an IOC diploma. Can I transfer in any credits after completing this coursework successfully?

Pertaining To The Program

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Pertaining To The Program
What are the pros and cons of coming into the program as a newly graduated DPD student vs someone who already has their RD?
Pertaining To The Program
How fast can I finish the program? I'm planning on finishing in 1-1.5 years tops.
Pertaining To The Program
I live in Denver/Pueblo and I will be commuting to UCCS. Have you ever had students who have done this successfully?
Pertaining To The Program
I cannot afford to just go to graduate school full time. Is it feasible to maintain my full time job while going to school?
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What do students mostly do for jobs while in school? I need to have some living expenses.
Pertaining To The Program
What capstone experience do most student choose? The Thesis, Project or Comp exam?
Pertaining To The Program
I'm overwhelmed thinking of a research project question. How do students do this?
Pertaining To The Program
I noticed you have a more unique track than most programs and are pretty involved in sustainability. How will this help me if I want to be a sport dietitian?
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Will I get any hands on experience with sport nutrition?

Pertaining To Post Graduation

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Pertaining To Post Graduation
What do your students mostly do after they graduate?
Pertaining To Post Graduation
Do you help students be placed in positions after graduating?
Pertaining To Post Graduation
What is your pass rate on the CSSD exam?