Human Physiology and Nutrition Programs
Featuring a foundational, science-based curriculum, the Human Physiology and Nutrition Department prepares students for a wide variety of health-related careers. Graduates find employment or go on to pursue professional training in fields such as physiology, nutrition, exercise science, athletic training, physical therapy, and medicine.
Human Physiology & Nutrition Programs
The Bachelor of Science in Human Physiology and Nutrition curriculum is built upon a core set of required classes that map directly to the most common prerequisite classes necessary for application to professional schools, such as medical and physician assistant programs, making it an attractive “pre-med” major.
The degree will blend education in basic and applied science for students seeking careers in sport science and medicine and highlights university relationships with local sport organizations and health care providers.
Strength & Conditioning Option - A specialized option recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for those seeking be become a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).
Athletic Training Option - For those students seeking to be become board certified Athletic Trainers, this degree option provides an accelerated pathway to the Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) through the concurrent BS/MS degree program.
The Master of Sciences in Sport Nutrition Program seeks to educate students with backgrounds in dietetics in the fundamental skills, knowledge and practice of Sport Nutrition in order to prepare them for board certification and leadership positions in nutrition services.