Kinesiology and Health Science

College of Health and Human Services

Program Description

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science, through its university and community based programs, provides a unique blending of physical, mental and emotional/social dimensions of learning. This unique blending of the whole individual provides the University with an opportunity to prepare responsible and knowledgeable individuals for addressing society's problems and enriching life.

Program Goals

Increase the students' breadth and depth of knowledge relative to the discipline of Kinesiology and Health Science; to provide the opportunity for students to engage in scholarly activity that includes creative, critical, and analytical thinking, interpreting, evaluating and reporting published research, designing and conducting research; and to provide a focus of study that will enhance career commitment and allow for experiences that will lead to continued self-development and growth.

Degree Programs


Health Science

Career Possibilities


Athletic Trainer · Biomechanist · Cardiac Catherization Technician · Cardiac Electophysiologist · Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist · Cardiac Technician · Cardiovascular Sonography Technician · Clinical Exercise Physiologist · Coach · Community Center Leader · Corporate Wellness/Fitness · Corrective Therapist · Doctor of Osteopathy School · Echocardiagram Technician · Endurance Sport Coach · Exercise Physiologist · Exercise Scientist · Health Fitness Specialist · Intramural Recreational Sports Specialist · Medical School · Nursing School · Occupational Therapist School · Personnel Fitness Trainer · Pharmacy Sale Representative · Physician Assistant · Physical Therapy Aide · Physical Therapist · Physical Education Teacher · Recreation Sports Coordinator · Sportscaster · Strength Conditioning Specialist · University Student Fitness/Wellness Coordinator

Health Science

Alcohol Education Consultant · Community Health Educator · Community Program Director · Environmental Health & Safety Specialist · Family Planning Educator · Health Administration Assistant · Health Program Coordinator · Human Resources Specialist · Loss Control Consultant · Occupational Safety Specialist · OSHA Compliance · Patient Administration Specialist · Public Health Educator · Public Health Investigator

Contact Information

Katherine Jamieson, Chair
Stacie Tillman, Administrative Coordinator
Solano Hall 3002
Department of Kinesiology & Health Science Website