- The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to advance, apply and discover knowledge of physical activity as it relates to physical fitness, health, and performance. We do this with the conviction of developing and supporting research and academic programs that focus on a) injury prevention and rehabilitation b) maintenance and improvement of physical fitness, wellness and performance and c) understanding factors that govern human movement. It is our intention that the research and academic programs will prepare professionals to be successful in future educational pursuits as well as careers in the Allied Health area.
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- Kinesiology Jobs
The results from a survey of graduates of our undergraduate programs have highlighted the flexibility Kinesiology graduates have in choosing a career. For example, some of our graduates have gone on to have careers as an Executive Director of Recreation, Physical Therapy Technician, Director of Fitness, Personal Trainer, Activity Coordinator, and Fitness Instructor.
Find out more information about each degree offered as well as information about learning objectives, 4-year course plans, and possible careers.
- Bachelor of Science
- Master of Science
- Doctor of Philosophy