UCM's Department of Nutrition and Kinesiology develops successful professionals by instilling an appreciation for helping all people lead a healthy and physically active lifestyle.
Why Choose Health Studies at UCM?
- UCM's has a human performance laboratory, which serves as a student-centered research and learning center.
- The performance lab offers hands-on learning; students have the opportunity to train on more than 25 state-of-the-art pieces of equipment in a newly renovated lab facility.
What will I study?
If you have a passion for healthcare but are not interested in clinicals or careers at the nursing or physician level, health studies may be a good option for you. This area will prepare professionals who specialize in the prevention of disease and promote appropriate wellness lifestyles to foster community health.
- Community Health Education
- Drugs and Youth
- Life-Span Development
- Medical Sociology
Related areas of concentration:
- Pre-Physical Therapy/Pre-Occupational Therapy
What can I do with a degree in Health Studies?
- Public Health Program Specialist
- Quality Improvement Specialist
- Wellness Coordinator
- Health Educator
How can I get involved outside the classroom?
At UCM, we value engaging learning experiences that include student involvement and service-learning projects.
In Health Studies, there is the opportunity to get involved in:
- Athletic Training Student Association
- The Physical Education Club
- Student Dietetic Association
About our Faculty
The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1, which allows professors to get to know you and provide personalized attention.
The faculty in the Health Studies program is committed to student success. They bring practical, real world, hands-on experiences to the classroom, preparing students for their future careers.
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Last updated June 11, 2018