School of Health Studies
The School of Health Studies provides students with a quality education focused on the fundamental principles of health, exercise, nutrition and physical activity while equipping you with the cutting-edge knowledge and skills needed to fulfill leadership roles in your chosen area of specialty. From introductory courses in health and wellness, to specialized courses in nutrition therapy, biomechanics, health sciences, healthcare leadership, exercise physiology, physical education teacher education and program planning, you're taught to analyze and synthesize data, and to develop alternative approaches to problem solving.
Six undergraduate and six graduate degree programs are currently offered within SHS along with a graduate certificate in Sport Nutrition and Dietary Supplementation. A minor in Medical Assisting is also offered and is a popular program for students interested in obtaining patient contact hours while working part time through your college years. Now available beginning Fall 2020, we are offering a Nutrition, Health & Wellness academic minor open to all students, regardless of your academic major. It is intended to enrich your current plan of study and provide an opportunity to learn valuable skills and information applicable within healthcare settings.