COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

Department of Kinesiology

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology is to prepare practitioners to promote health and wellness through the study and application of scientific principles of physical activity across the lifespan. This is accomplished by providing excellence in instruction, scholarship, and service through a multi-disciplinary approach that includes exercise science, health education, and professional practice.

The department offers undergraduate programs in Exercise & Health Promotion, Health & Physical Education (K-12), and Kinesiology & Health Sciences as well as graduate concentrations in Administration of Sport & Physical Activity and Sports Performance. Additionally, the department provides instruction in lifetime physical activity through a university wide activity program for undergraduate students and a Senior Adult Fitness Program for adults aged 55 and older.