The degree programs focus on the study of human performance. Students will study foundational sciences such as anatomical kinesiology, biomechanics, exercise physiology, motor behavior, and the social psychology of physical activity. Graduate degrees are designed to provide theoretical foundations of the movement-based sciences.

Nutrition Sciences

The bachelor of science in nutrition sciences degree is designed to prepare students with an interest in human nutrition to enter the health care field. Concentrations are available in dietetics, sports nutrition, and pre-professional. The master of science in Nutrition Sciences provides program graduates with the skills and knowledge to be competent nutrition and dietetics professionals.

Athletic Training

The athletic training academic program enables graduates to understand and apply the knowledge, skills, and competencies of an entry-level athletic trainer and meet the expectations of the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education.

  • Launching in Summer 2025: Our new Master of Science - Athletic Training Program! Applications for this program will begin in Fall 2024.
  • For in-depth details about the new Master's program, see the Master of Science - Athletic Training page in the graduate catalog.

We're excited about this transformative step in Athletic Training at UNLV. Our commitment to providing top-tier education remains unwavering, and we believe this move will further enhance the educational experience for our students. For inquiries, please contact Program Director Tedd Girouard.