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Frequently asked questions undergraduate programs | Sport Management | Exercise Science | Deitetics | Athletic Training | Physical Education | University of Central Missouri


Kinesiology and Nutrition sounds interesting to me but I am not sure which degree fits with my career goals?
Schedule a campus visit and we will be happy to talk with you one-on-one while you are here.
If you cannot visit campus, contact our content area faculty coordinators or our interim department chair, Dennis Docheff.

What does the job market look like for nutrition professionals?
According to the United States Department of Labor, the "employment of dietitians and nutritionists is expected to increase 20 percent from 2010 to 2020." This employment increase is faster than the average for all occupations.

What is kinesiology?
Kinesiology is the study of human movement. In programs such as physical education K-12, corporate fitness, exercise science and pre-physical therapy/occupational therapy, students take courses such as biomechanics (the physics of movement), functional anatomy (the structure supporting movement) or motor learning (the developmental capacity of movement). All above courses embody the study of kinesiology.

How much does it cost to attend UCM?
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