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School of Kinesiology and Nutrition

School of Kinesiology and Nutrition

Kinesiology and Nutrition at Southern Miss

The School of Kinesiology and Nutrition maintains a robust portfolio of innovative research efforts and opportunities, which serve to make a positive societal impact. Current projects range from the investigation of positive effects of tele-nutrition programs across disadvantaged communities to efforts that provide medical professionals with a better understanding of impact variables to overall cardiovascular health to investigations aimed at creating a better understanding of the human-material interface in occurrences of impacts to the body or head of athletes and warfighters.

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Our Programs

The School of Kinesiology and Nutrition provides four BS degree programs that address issues related to health through coursework in exercise, physical education, sport, food and nutrition.

The Didactic Program in Dietetics at The University of Southern Mississippi (Southern Miss) is currently granted full Accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312.899.5400. Additional information about this program can be found on the program’s page.

The Dietetic Internship Program at The University of Southern Mississippi is currently granted full accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND), 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2190, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312/899-4876. Additional information about this program can be found on the program’s page.

Our Research

2innovative laboratories

designed to study cutting edge topics like sport-related concussion and cardiovascular health

2017a one-of-kind

applied bio-mechanics laboratory established

100%pass rate on the exam

for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists


The School of Kinesiology and Nutrition maintains a robust portfolio of innovative research efforts and opportunities, which serve to make a positive societal impact. Current projects range from the investigation of positive effects of tele-nutrition programs across disadvantaged communities to efforts that provide medical professionals with a better understanding of impact variables to overall cardiovascular health to investigations aimed at creating a better understanding of the human-material interface in occurrences of impacts to the body or head of athletes and warfighters.