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Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Health and Education Research Building

The Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP) focuses on the effects of nutrition and physical activity on human health. The interdisciplinary program combines study in exercise science, human nutrition, biological sciences and social and psychological sciences with hands-on clinical experience.

The Objectives of the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology are to:
  1. Produce highly educated professionals capable of promoting optimum health and wellness for individuals and communities through the integration of nutrition, dietetics, and exercise.
  2. Promote the prevention and management of chronic diseases in diverse populations using a multidisciplinary approach involving research, education, and extension.
  3. Mentor junior researchers and conduct advanced research in areas related to nutrition and exercise physiology.
  4. Prepare graduates to be credentialed as entry-level dietitians and/or clinical exercise physiologists.

BS Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

MS CPD Nutrition and Exercise Physiology