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Interdisciplinary Education

The Nutrition and Exercise Physiology (NEP) Program 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 broad learning objectives of the NEP Program are to:

  • Integrate foundational information to allow students to obtain professions and professional certifications in nutrition and exercise physiology.
  • Critically analyze and apply scientific data and clinical information to develop¬†innovative and ethical evidence-based practices in nutrition and exercise physiology.
  • Demonstrate effective culturally competent communication skills orally and in writing for specific audiences.
  • Demonstrate professional standards and strive to exceed them.