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Undergraduate Academics

The UD Department of Health & Sport Science offers four undergraduate programs to help prepare individuals for a career related to health, wellness, sport or physical activity. Students gain valuable experience through research, study abroad, internships and community programs.

Programs

Examine the science of food and the role of nutrients in the body to promote health, prevent chronic disease and improve human performance.


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Start on the path towards a career related to health and medicine. Pursue an in-depth study in your area of concentration, choosing from one of three options:

  • Integrative Physiology
  • Exercise & Movement Science
  • Occupational & Behavioral Studies

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Prepare to be a knowledgeable, adaptable and reflective healthcare practitioner. The program's partnership with Sinclair Community College's Nursing program allows students to become a registered nurse (RN) after their third year.


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Start on the path towards a career related to health promotion, education and the sport industry. Pursue an in-depth study in your area of concentration, choosing from one of three options:

  • Community Health
  • Health & Fitness
  • Sport Management

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Certificate program

The School of Education and Health Sciences, in partnership with the College of Arts and Sciences, offers a Sport Communication Certificate. The program, open to students from multiple majors across the University, is designed to respond to both the needs of students and the trends within sport industries. By acquiring skills in both media production and sport management, you can enhance your course of study and also help promote your marketability in the workplace. Learn more about the Sport Communication Certificate >>

Transfer students

For students who won't currently attend the University of Dayton, minimum ACT/SAT scores and minimum cumulative GPAs are required. Visit the Office of Admission for more information >>

Please contact the Department of Health & Sport Science with program-specific questions.

CONTACT

Department of Health and Sport Science

Fitz Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 2968
937-229-4240
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