Sports Nutrition

The sports nutrition program focuses on the application of nutrition principles as they relate to sport and human performance. Students will explore how nutrition impacts performance. Graduates will be prepared for careers including sports nutrition, personal training or work in the fitness industry, including product development and research. Students may choose to supplement their academic training with national certification in a specific area including personal trainer, strength and conditioning coach or health coach. Academic plans may also be made for a student to pursue the path to become a Sports Dietitian.

Program Highlights

  • Dedicated student organizations for specific health professions
  • Select professional courses available online
Undergraduate research opportunities
Education abroad opportunities in Guatemala and around the world
Health professions specific career networking opportunities

Career Settings

  • Sports Teams
  • Consulting Firms
  • Gyms and Fitness Centers
  • Athletic and Health Clubs
  • Recreation and Leisure
  • Food Industry
  • Wellness Center
  • Public and Private Clinics
  • Entrepreneur

Undergraduate Catalog Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements(pdf)