Nutrition and Kinesiology
Both diet and exercise are critical contributors toward health ans wellness, which are of increasing interest.
There is a need for healthcare and wellness professionals with expertise in both nutrition and physical activity.
To meet this need, Kansas State University is proud to be the first Big 12 University to offer a dual degree in human nutrition and kinesiology.
This degree is an excellent preparatory degree for students who are:
- Pre-Physical Therapy
- Pre-Physician Assistant
Graduates pursue health/fitness promotion careers in:
- Gyms/fitness centers
- Athletic/health clubs
- Recreation and leisure
- Industries and corporation
- Wellness centers
- Public and private clinics
- Public health settings
Students may also elect to supplement their academic training with national certification in a specific area (e.g. personal trainer, strength and conditioning specialist, fitness specialist).