Return To Campus Plan
Lipscomb University's comprehensive plan to return to campus.Learn More
There’s never been a better time for health professionals in today’s world, and we know you want to set yourself apart. Approach health holistically by studying in a program that combines the interrelated fields of exercise science and nutrition.
Gain expertise on how the body moves, functions and is fueled. Explore how to improve quality of life and performance for a variety of populations. Learn from our passionate and experienced faculty, surrounded by our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.
Go on from here to have a lasting impact through a degree that is uniquely designed to accommodate your interests and abilities. Let us empower you— so you can empower your community.
Transcripts and forms should be mailed to:
Graduate Studies in EXNS
One University Park Drive
Nashville TN 37204-3951
Students who have not previously transferred credit from the dietetic internship or another graduate school may apply up to six hours from the Lipscomb Graduate business and/or psychology programs toward the EXNS degree. (Note: Graduate business and/or psychology program tuition applies to students who take these courses.) Courses could include:
Graduate business and/or psychology program tuition applies to students who take these courses.
Student to faculty ratio
Both our deeply connected faculty and our experiential learning opportunities offer myriad ways for you to form relationships with leaders in the industry. These connections will serve and support you throughout your career.
You’ll have opportunities to engage in meaningful discussion, receive one-on-one faculty mentorship and ask difficult questions in our small class sizes. Plus, you’ll feel supported in a tight-knit learning community.
A big city. An even bigger opportunity. We consider Nashville an extension of our classroom, and as a leading city in many industries, that means you’ll gain experience and insight you won’t find anywhere else.
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology
Jeremy Townsend is currently an Assistant Professor in Exercise and Nutrition Science at Lipscomb University. He received his Bachelor's degree from Harding University where he was a captain of the...Learn More
Associate Professsor of Exercise Science
Laurel Littlefield joined the Kinesiology department in 2018 as an associate professor. Prior to working at Lipscomb, Laurel was a faculty member at Lubbock Christian University from 2013 - 2018....Learn More
Exercise physiologists develop fitness and exercise programs that help patients recover from chronic diseases and improve cardiovascular function, body composition and flexibility.
These specialists conduct sport-specific testing sessions, design and implement safe and effective strength training and conditioning programs and provide guidance regarding nutrition and injury prevention based on scientific knowledge.
Wellness and health coaches utilize evidence-based conversation, clinical interventions and strategies to empower clients/patients to make healthy behavioral changes.
Nutritionists are experts in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease. They advise people on what to eat in order to lead a healthy lifestyle or achieve a specific health-related goal.
When you graduate, you may also pursue one or more career paths that require additional education, such as becoming a physical therapist or physician’s assistant. You may go on to receive a doctorate in your field of choice. Your master’s degree will afford you a number of opportunities to reach even higher.