DEPARTMENT OF KINESIOLOGY, SPORT STUDIES, AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION (KSSPE)

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Kinesiology

The Kinesiology major is intended for the student who desires greater flexibility in choosing courses related to the study of human movement and physical activity, but is not interested in a specific professional major. The program of study chosen can prepare the student for graduate program in human movement science or allied health field and a variety of human movement and physical activity-related careers.

Areas of Employment

  • Sport performance coaching
  • Director of youth sports camp
  • Sport Psychologist
  • Movement analyst
  • Activity director for senior living facility
  • Movement specialist at a youth facility
  • Physical activity coordinator
  • Manager of a Fitness Facility
  • Graduate Study

The Kinesiology Major effectively prepares students for graduate study in a wide array of Research focused and Allied Health fields.  We have successfully placed students in the following areas of graduate study:

  • Exercise and Sport Psychology (both Masters and Doctoral degrees)
  • Sport Philosophy (both Masters and Doctoral degrees)
  • Biomechanics
  • Motor Behavior
  • Sociology of Sport
  • History of sport
  • Dance Kinesiology
  • Dance Therapy
  • Doctorate of Physical Therapy (D.P.T.)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Nursing
  • Chiropractic School
  • Medical School

Last Updated 11/9/18

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