Nutrition and Exercise Physiology 

Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology

Study the effects of nutrition and exercise on human health through a combination of exercise science, human nutrition, and social and psychological sciences. 


  • Pullman
  • Spokane

Degree Types:

  • Bachelor's
  • Doctorate
  • Master's


  • One of the few programs of its kind in the U.S.
  • Start in Pullman and complete your degree in Spokane 
  • Research labs, clinics, and other facilities let you apply your knowledge 
  • Participate in undergraduate research guided by renowned faculty. 
  • Gain experience with worksite internships in Spokane and other regions 


With a Nutrition and Exercise Physiology degree, you can work in:  

  • Nutrition therapy 
  • Diabetes education 
  • Exercise and health promotion 
  • Commercial fitness centers 
  • Cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation 
  • Community and public health settings 
  • University and worksite wellness programs 
  • Clinical programs in rehabilitation institutes, hospitals, and clinics 

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