What would you do as a student in the University of Pittsburgh’s Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition? Perhaps you would work alongside world renowned researchers, studying orthopedic injury prevention and performance enhancement.
Maybe you would work one on one with athletes to examine how diet affects performance, counsel individuals on nutrition and lifestyle changes for health improvement or help create an appropriate exercise or nutrition regimen for someone with a chronic disease or disability.
What will you do as a graduate of one of our programs? Set the pace for sports medicine and nutrition.
Our students choose from two distinct areas of study: sports medicine/athletic training or clinical dietetics and nutrition. By combining these fields, we maximize research capabilities across the University and prepare quality clinicians in the fields of dietetics and athletic training. More »
BS in Athletic Training
This well-established athletic training program prepares students in the prevention, recognition, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries incurred by athletes and the physically active-skills important for a career in the multidisciplinary field of sports medicine. More »
BS in Clinical Dietetics and Nutrition
SHRS offers both a coordinated program that provides students with the clinical experiences required to take the national registration exam for dietitians and a didactic program in clinical dietetics and nutrition. More »
Post-Baccalaureate Year for the CMD
Are you seeking a career in a healthcare field that helps people improve their health through nutrition? Do you already have a baccalaureate degree in another area? Then maybe the Post Baccalaureate year is for you. More »
Coordinated Masters in Dietetics (CMD)
Registered dietitians use their knowledge of science, food, and medicine to help others lead healthier lives. Working with those who have special dietary needs—as well as with the general public—registered dietitians help others learn to make healthy decisions.More »
MS in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a concentration in Wellness and Human Performance
The wellness and human performance concentration in the Master of Science in health and rehabilitation science program is designed for students seeking graduate training to develop knowledge and skills related to nutrition and exercise in maintaining and improving health and physical performance. More »
MS in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences with a concentration in Sports Medicine
Sports medicine is a multidisciplinary field that focuses on healthcare issues for athletes and physically active individuals. More »