Explore majors in human health

Exercise & Health Promotion

Exercise & Health Promotion

Exercise = Medicine.

Learn about the behaviors that promote wellness through exercise and nutrition in order to inspire others to meet their fitness goals. As an Exercise & Health Promotion major, you’ll graduate with the skills and knowledge to design training programs and educate others.

Exercise Physiology

Exercise Physiology

Moves for life.

As an Exercise Physiology major, you’ll study the mechanics of the human body. With this knowledge, you’ll graduate with the ability to help diagnose and rehabilitate injuries, support professional athletes in using their bodies in the most efficient ways possible, and more.

Exercise Science K-12 Education Major

Exercise Science K-12 Education Major

Inspire the future.

Get the education you need for teacher licensure while you learn to teach others in the power of artistic expression. You’ll learn art-making techniques as well as art-teaching practices.

Nutrition

Nutrition

You are what you eat.

The food we eat, and how we prepare it, impacts how our bodies function. Whether you’re curious about addressing chronic health issues, or maximizing performance potential, majoring in Nutrition, gives you the foundation to understand the relationship between human bodies and what we put into them.

Psychology

Psychology

The study of human behavior.

As a Psychology major, you’ll learn about how our human brains function, sure, but you’ll also explore the similarities and differences between our species and other mammals, human constructs such as race, the physiology of humor, and the complexities of sex, culture, compassion, and more.

Public Health

Public Health

Better than an apple a day.

Study human health at the level of populations rather than individuals. You’ll study concepts from biology, medicine, communications, and other fields while you look at the ways human behavior, genetics, our environment, and other factors impact the health of our families and communities.

Sport Administration

Sport Administration

L-E-T-S G-O!

As a Sport Administration major you’ll study the theory and practice behind the phenomenon of sports. You’ll look at legal aspects, marketing, sociology, and more. This is the perfect major for those who see themselves working in the sports industry.

Minors & certificates

Many students complement their major with a minor or certificate that adds depth or specificity to their primary academic focus. Most majors are also offered as minors, but additionally, the following stand-alone minors and certificates may support your studies in storytelling.

What you’ll learn

  • A theoretical foundation of the concept of health
  • Field-specific methods for studying and analyzing human health
  • Proficiency with the technology and equipment used in your field
  • Research, communication, and presentation skills

How you’ll learn it

  • Classroom courses
  • Internships
  • Lab and field work with industry standard equipment
  • Conducting and presenting original research

Related Paths

Maybe improving our health is close, but not quite right for you. Check out these other directions you can go.

Protect our planet

Ensure the well-being of our one planet

Design our future

Science, math, & engineering for change

Inspire future generations

Learn to educate

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