Eligible applicants to the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (BS NEP) program must have:

  • A cumulative GPA of 2.7
  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0 in the BS NEP prerequisite courses.
  • No grade lower than a C in any individual prerequisite course. (C- is not accepted).


The following prerequisite courses are required.

  • General Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • General Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Human Nutrition
  • Psychology
  • Statistics

Generally, all prerequisite coursework should be no more than seven years old at the time of application. Worksheets showing equivalent courses at a variety of community colleges and universities are available by contacting our Academic Coordinator at


The BS NEP program starts in the fall semester only. 

Priority deadline: March 1
Application deadline: July 15

Applicants meeting the priority deadline will be notified of admission status by the end of March. Applications received between March 1 and July 15 will be evaluated within approximately two weeks of submission.

An interview may be offered to candidates who do not meet GPA or course requirements but whose experience, recommendations, or other circumstances suggest they could be successful in the BS NEP program.

How to Apply

WSU Students 

Visit our application portal to complete the BS NEP program application.

Transfer Students

Visit our application portal to start or continue the WSU application process.