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Diet & Exercise

 

 

 

Other/Related Variations

·       Exercise Science

·       Exercise Science & Sport Studies

·       Health & Exercise Science

·       Health & Kinesiology

·       Kinesiology

 

 

Degree Type/Duration

·       Associate’s Degree (2 years)

·       Bachelor’s Degree (4 years)

·       Master’s Degree (Varies)

·       Doctorate Degree (Varies)

 

 

Overview

Students will learn concepts within nutrition and exercise science. They will often learn about the science of human movement and how to improve health through exercise, rehabilitation and nutrition.

 

Coursework may cover the following areas: Biochemistry, Nutrition, Human Anatomy, Human Physiology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Metabolism, Food Law/Regulation, Food Production Management, Athletic Training

 

 

Concentrations/Options

 

·       Animal Corporate Wellness

·       Clinical Exercise Physiology

·       Fitness Training

 

 

Potential Career Paths

 

·       Nutritionist/Dietitian

·       Food Production Supervisor

·       Food Safety Specialist

·       Food Technologist

 

 

Additional Opportunities/Recommendations

·       Pre-medical studies with proper pre-requisites

·       Internship or work experience related to nutrition/fitness/wellness

·       Physical therapy school

·       Other certifications & licensure available