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Kinesiology

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Kinesiology

Our kinesiology degree will open doors for you in a wide variety of sports, health and fitness career fields. You can expect to find employment opportunities in coaching, community recreation, strength and conditioning, personal training, and sports management and marketing.

It can also be a great first step toward graduate school for physical or occupational therapy, chiropractic care, physician assistant and education, among others.

A Minor in Coaching Preparation is also available.

Program Faculty

Our diverse faculty have professional experience in many different health and fitness fields. You can also collaborate with them on research projects, and our small class sizes mean you get the individual attention you deserve.

Career Opportunities

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment in virtually all areas of the health and fitness industry will continue to increase at a high rate over the next 10 years.

Areas of particular growth include coaching, personal training, physical and occupational therapy, exercise physiology and recreation.

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Our Courses

Gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art facilities, by conducting research with your professors, and through shadowing and internship opportunities with local professionals.

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