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Health Sciences

Degree Programs

The Department of Health Sciences offers six different bachelor of science degrees in a wide range of disciplines.

Athletic Training

Designed to prepare students for opportunities in the profession, focusing on the six domains of athletic training. Note: New students are no longer being accepted into this program. Instead, they will be considered for the Early Assurance program.

Exercise Science

Involves the study of the science of exercise and human movement and the role of physical activity and exercise in health and disease.

Health Science

Focuses on human biology and prepares students for careers in diverse areas of the health industry.

Nutritional Sciences

Introduces students to the important role that nutrition plays in human health and wellness.

Public Health

Involves analyzing the effect of genetics, personal choice and the environment on health in order to develop programs that protect the health and families and communities.

Rehabilitation Sciences 

Involves the study of human movement for the improvement in physical function and promotion of health and well-being.

More Information

Kyle McInnis
Associate Dean and Professor
978-837-3590
mcInnisk@merrimack.edu