Students in this degree program build an in-depth knowledge of the body's physiology and mechanics, as well as an understanding of mind-body wellness and the role of nutrition in health.
Length of Program: 2 years, full time.
Campus: Kenmore, Washington
There are many ways to turn your passion for fitness and nutrition into a meaningful, successful profession. As a student in Bastyr’s Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science program, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of the body's physiology and mechanics, as well as an understanding of mind-body wellness and the role of nutrition in health.
Active extracurricular options. A variety of classes and clubs allow the exploration of a wide range of health and fitness activities, including yoga, tai chi, hapkido, belly dancing, aikido, access to Bastyr’s 51-acre campus and Saint Edward State Park.
A few ways to turn your nutrition calling into a career:
See how our graduates are using their degrees to make a healthier world for all.
Seattle, Washington Campus
Set in the heart of the Pacific Northwest, Bastyr’s expansive Seattle-area campus provides a serene, natural environment for students to deepen their health education. Our campus is located in the Seattle suburb of Kenmore, Washington, and encompasses 51 acres along the shore of Lake Washington.
At our Seattle-area campus, you’ll enjoy dynamic classroom environments and unique facilities for research, laboratory and clinical experiences. Our campus location also affords you easy access to the rich cultural experiences of the Seattle metropolitan area and unlimited exposure to the natural wonders of the Puget Sound region.
2 years, full-time
The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science is a bachelor’s degree completion program, specifically developed for students who have already started their undergraduate degree. Entering students will have completed the equivalent of two years of college coursework before enrolling. Bastyr enrolls new degree-seeking students for the Fall Quarter entry.
The Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science program at Bastyr gives students a deep understanding of the impacts proper nutrition and physical activity have on health and wellness. Reference our curriculum table for the number of credits per course, course hours and lecture hours each week.
Graduates of this program are equipped to serve in multiple roles at the forefront of a new health paradigm - one that emphasizes prevention and well-being. Expected learning outcomes of graduates can be found in the course catalog.
Contact an advisor to learn more about the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science program.
Reference our curriculum table for full prerequisites. To learn which classes fulfill these prerequisites, use our course equivalency guide.
A full course outline can be found in the Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science program description of the Academic Catalog.
Are you ready to take the next step toward pursuing your Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Exercise Science degree? Speak to an advisor today to learn more about tuition costs or to find out about our financial aid programs!
Cynthia Bartok, PhD, RD, is a core faculty member in the Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science whose interests include weight management, health promotion, public health, sports nutrition, maternal infant nutrition, and nutrition research.