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Overview of the School


The School of Kinesiology and Nutritional Science focuses on the study of human physical activity, dietary practices, and food production processes. The School's mission is to prepare professionals to practice at the baccalaureate and masters level, conduct research, pursue graduate study, and engage in public and professional service. The overall goals of the School are to promote adoption of lifestyles that involve health-related physical activity and healthy eating at various stages of the lifecycle, and to encourage production of healthy, safe, and attractive foods.


The School offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in Exercise Science, in Food Science and Technology, in Kinesiology and in Nutritional Science; Master of Science degree programs in Kinesiology and in Nutritional Science, and certificate programs in Alternative Nutrition, in Community Nutrition, in Food Safety, in Food Science and in Sports Nutrition.  In addition, the Coordinated Dietetics Program (CDP) and the Didactic Program in Dietetics are housed in the School.  The School also offers a wide variety of physical activity courses dealing with sports skills and exercise techniques for all university students.  Special exercise classes are open to students with disabilities.  Complete details regarding each program and program admission requirements may be found in the individual program descriptions.

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5151 State University Drive . Los Angeles . CA 90032 . (323) 343-3000
2008 Trustees of the California State University

Last Update: 12/17/2014