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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 11/20/18

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