Welcome to the School of Health Sciences!

Our mission is to facilitate a positive learning environment using evidence-based research and the application of knowledge to educate future professionals by promoting overall health and well-being. The office of the School of Health Sciences is housed in Nixson Hall, supporting our diverse undergraduate and graduate programs. 


  • Athletic Training

    Athletic Training

    Athletic trainers are health care professionals that work with physicians and other health care professionals to help individuals return safely to sport, recreational, or work activity. Athletic trainers typically work in places where physically active people are found, such as high schools, colleges and universities, professional sports, and many more.

  • Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology

    Exercise Science and Exercise Physiology

    The Exercise Science/Physiology program is to promote the development of a healthy physically active lifestyle and prepare its graduates for teaching exercise science and fitness professions. Students will acquire knowledge of human movement, requisite skills and competencies in their area of specialization at the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral levels.

  • Health Education and Promotion

    Health Education and Promotion

    Health education is a social science that draws from the biological, environmental, psychological, physical and medical sciences to promote health and prevent disease, disability and premature death through education-driven voluntary behavior change activities.

  • Sports Medicine

    Sports Medicine

    The B.S. degree in Sports Medicine focuses on the knowledge and skills that are required for sports medicine and athletic training professionals with specific coursework in anatomy, physiology, kinesiology, biomechanics, chemistry, physics, basics of sports medicine, and more.

  • Nutrition and Dietetics

    Nutrition and Dietetics

    The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition provides students with a broad general education and a strong foundation in nutrition, dietetics and the sciences. The emphasis is integrating theory, research and application of knowledge to the profession of dietetics.

  • Speech Pathology and Audiology

    Speech Pathology and Audiology

    The Speech Pathology & Audiology Program prepares students to diagnose, treat, and research communication disorders, and provide community service to individuals with communication disorders.