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Health, Nutrition, & Exercise Sciences

HNES offers five undergraduate majors; including Dietetics, Exercise Science, Health Education, Physical Education and Sport Management.

At the graduate level, we offer a Ph.D. degree in Exercise Science and Nutrition, and four Master’s degrees; including a professional master’s degree in Athletic Training, Dietetics (on-line), and HNES which has 2 options of Exercise Science and Nutrition and Leadership in Physical Education and Sport (on-line).

We also offer General Education Wellness courses through on site and distance learning. 


HNES Vision and Mission Statement

We aspire to be a preeminent multidisciplinary department by preparing quality professionals, high impact research, and valuable community outreach.

To create and communicate multidisciplinary knowledge through innovative instruction, research, and service.

Core Values
The strategic plan is based on the following HNES core values: Integrity, Innovation, Inclusion, Collegiality, Excellence, Service (I3CES).

Click to see the HNES Strategic Plan 2022-2027.



Research Opportunities:

Seeking people over the age of 65 to participate in a study aimed at improving fruit and vegetable intake through gardening and education. Interested? Go to to sign-up


Research participants needed for the immediate effects of Kinesiotape star technique and chronic lower back pain

Click here to see a flyer with more information.

Opportunity for Current HNES Students:


There is an opportunity for students (undergraduates and graduate) to engage in campus-based ethnographic research in this paid hourly position. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled. Further information and instructions for applying can be found here:

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