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Exercise Science Major - Fitness and Nutrition Concentration

A Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science with a concentration in fitness and nutrition at Grace College will explore the ins and outs of diet and physiology. As you consider an array of colleges with fitness and nutrition degrees near you in the Midwest, be assured that when you find your way to Winona Lake, Indiana, you will discover a top college to learn about the human body. A Grace College fitness and nutrition degree will help you make workable connections between human anatomy and physical fitness, preparing you to weigh questions and create conversation in a Christian college context. 

This program is for you if you are serious about creating an impact in the field of fitness and nutrition. With a bachelor’s degree in exercise science, you will be required to get real-world experience ensuring you are equipped for jobs in personal training, strength and conditioning, or nutrition. 

The fitness and nutrition concentration at Grace requires students to get hands-on learning. As the fitness industry is growing tremendously, people are increasingly interested in improving their health and physical fitness. Students will have opportunities to come alongside such people, and help them in a professional setting in conjunction with their course work.

Future fitness coach or dietician, the way forward is Grace.

Educational Focus

  • Fitness
  • Nutrition
  • Chemistry
  • Sports Performance

Internship Opportunities

  • Local YMCA
  • Local Fitness Studio
  • Corporate Wellness
  • KCH partnership with Warsaw Schools

Career Opportunities

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Corporate Wellness Director
  • Personal Trainer
  • Nutrition Coach or Counselor
  • Activities Coordinator / Director
  • Health and Wellness Director

Exercise Science – Fitness and Nutrition Concentration is a Good Fit for Those Who Are:

  • Relational
  • Flexible
  • Communicators
  • Leaders
  • Passionate about Fitness
  • Creative

Featured Staff

christina walters Assistant Professor of Exercise Science; Director, Program Director Exercise Science

Christina Walters, M.S., L.A.T., F.M.S.

Assistant Professor of Exercise Science; Director, Program Director Exercise Science

The faculty at Grace College truly lived their lives in a way that allowed the light of Christ to shine through them. Grace College prepared me not only to teach in the classroom but to be a lifelong learner, especially in my spiritual walk.

Lenny Krebs, Grace College Alumnus

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