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Nutrition and Kinesiology

Both diet and exercise are critical contributors toward health and wellness, which are of increasing interest.

There is a need for healthcare and wellness professionals with expertise in both nutrition and physical activity.

This degree is an excellent preparatory degree for students who are:

  • Pre-Physical Therapy
  • Pre-Chiropractic
  • Pre-Nursing
  • Pre-Optometry
  • Pre-Physician Assistant

Graduates pursue health/fitness promotion careers in:

  • Gyms/fitness centers
  • Athletic/health clubs
  • Recreation and leisure
  • Industries and corporation
  • Wellness centers
  • Public and private clinics
  • Public health settings

Students may also elect to supplement their academic training with national certification in a specific area (e.g. personal trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, fitness specialist).

Undergraduate Catalog Degree Requirements

Degree Requirements (pdf)

Sample Course Sequence (pdf)


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