Department of Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology offers sport and movement-based programs supported by superior teaching, scholarship, and service.

Mission Statement

The Department of Kinesiology creates and sustains sport and movement-based programs supported by superior teaching, scholarship, and service.

Vision Statement

Promoting sport and movement excellence.

The Department of Kinesiology is one of the largest departments in the College of Health Professions, with over 30 full time faculty and over 1200 undergraduate students. Currently residing in Burdick Hall, we offer students enhanced learning experiences in our state of the art classrooms, a computer classroom, a student computer lab, an athletic training simulation lab, practical instructional facilities, faculty research space, and a gymnasium facility.

Students graduating from our programs join the work force in a range of fields, including exercise physiology, sports nutrition, strength and conditioning, physical education, recreation management, health and fitness, community relations, professional sports, medical and pharmaceutical sales, and sports medicine and physical therapy clinics.

Many also go on for further training through graduate studies in areas such as athletic training, public health, occupational therapy, physical therapy, nutrition, sport management, education, and chiropractics.

Go Abroad!

Summer 2016 - TU Peru 2016: Life at the Top

Study Abroad students in Peru
Summer 2015 'Life at the Top' Faculty and Students visit the ancient site of Machu Picchu.

Have you ever wondered what it is like to live amongst the clouds? "TU Peru 2016: Life at the Top" provides participants first-hand knowledge of the challenges, responses, and factors of exertion affection by high altitude. Explore TU Horizons for more information.