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.


The following prerequisite courses are required. As a general rule, 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

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


The BS NEP program starts in the fall semester only. 

Priority deadline: March 1
Application deadline: July 1

Applicants meeting the priority deadline will be notified of admission status by the end of March. Applications received between April 1 and July 1 will be evaluated within 3-4 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.