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A major in Kinesiology will help prepare you for careers in allied health professions, clinical sport science, corporate and commercial fitness, senior fitness and wellness, strength and conditioning, coaching, teaching physical education, and community recreation.


Bachelor's Degree

The Bachelor of Science degree offers students concentrations in:

  • Kinesiology, B.S.
  • Exercise Science, B.S.
  • Gerokinesiology, B.S.
  • Pre-Allied Health, B.S.
  • Recreational and Physical Activity Promotion, B.S.
  • Sport Studies, B.S.
  • Strength and Conditioning, B.S.
  • Teacher Education, B.S.

Master's Degree

The Master of Science degree offers students advanced study and research opportunities in one or more of the sub-disciplines:

  • Athletic Training, M.S.
  • Kinesiology, M.S.


  • Kinesiology, Minor
  • Subject Matter Preparation Program (for Obtaining Single Subject Teaching Credential in Physical Education)

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Our degree program aims to improve fitness, strength, conditioning, and athletic performance in multiple settings. The enhanced program will enable you to develop expertise in research-based techniques that promote healthy living, prevent injuries, and boost athletic performance.

We believe in collaborative learning and research. You will have the opportunity to work with renowned faculty and researchers in the field through three centers and seven research labs:


  • Socio-Cultural Sport & Olympic Research
  • Sport Performance
  • Successful Aging


  • Active Together Physiology
  • Biochemistry and Molecular Exercise Physiology
  • Biomechanic
  • Human Performance
  • Movement Enhancement
  • Motor Behavior
  • Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (SEPP)

Our program graduates are equipped with the skills and knowledge to succeed in their profession or pursue further studies at graduate level.


Consider pursuing a kinesiology degree if you have a passion for fitness, performance enhancement, rehabilitation, and enhancing the quality of life through exercise, sports, and active living.

A Kinesiology degree can lead to a fulfilling career in the following fields:

  • Athletic director
  • Athletic training
  • Biomechanics
  • Coaching
  • Exercise physiology
  • Nutrition / Dietician
  • Occupational therapy


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  • Personal training
  • Physical therapy
  • Sports information / marketing / journalism
  • Sports management
  • Sports medicine
  • Sport psychology
  • Strength and conditioning