College of Education and Human Development

Health and Kinesiology

The Department of Health and Kinesiology offers degrees in health, kinesiology and sport management. Several tracks are offered for students who are interested in a career in these fields. All students majoring in the Department of Health and Kinesiology are assigned an advisor in accordance with their career choice.

The curricula in health, kinesiology and sport management offer opportunities to obtain professional preparation for careers as health and physical education teachers in public and private schools, coaches, sport administrators, community health educators, clinical and applied exercise physiologists, exercise scientists, recreational leaders (in non-school agencies), sports marketing professionals, athletic administrators and in the sport management field. The department also provides training for students interested in allied health and medical related professional schools, e.g., physical therapy, occupational therapy, physicians’ assistant or medicine.

The Department of Health and Kinesiology also offers minors in Coaching and Dance. Each minor consists of 18 credit hours. A list of courses and enrollment information regarding the minor may be obtained from the Office of Student Affairs in the Department of Health and Kinesiology.

The Department of Health and Kinesiology also offers the Master of Education, Master of Science, Doctor of Education and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

  • General Information
    • Teacher Certification
    • Non-Teacher Certification Tracks
    • Departmental Advising
    • General Requirements for Admission to Professional Phase
    • Requirements for Admission to the Professional Phase of Teacher Education
    • Requirements for Admission to Student Teaching
    • Requirements for Admission to the Professional Phase of Non-Certification Tracks
    • Requirements for Admission to Internship
  • Curricula in Kinesiology
  • Options
    • All-Level Physical Education Teacher Certification Option
    • Exercise Science Track