Current undergraduate students in Kinesiology
The bachelor of science (B.S.) program in kinesiology is a comprehensive, science-based academic degree program centered around the physical, biological and social sciences related to the study of physical activity and human movement. Major coursework includes content focusing on human anatomy and physiology, exercise physiology, movement science, sociology, and sport and exercise psychology.
This curriculum provides exceptional academic preparation for students interested in graduate and professional programs in allied health, biomechanics, chiropractic medicine, dentistry, ergonomics, exercise physiology, exercise rehabilitation, movement science, motor performance, nursing, occupational therapy, physical education licensure, physical therapy, preventative and rehabilitation medicine, psychology of sport and exercise, sport management, and sport sociology.
Kinesiology senior Jennifer Ojiaku tells her story.
For more information, see the UMNews item, On the run.
Examples of career choices for graduates with a B.S. in kinesiology include, but are not limited to: athletic performance training, coaching, exercise testing and prescription in clinical and health settings, personal training in health clubs and corporate settings, pharmaceutical sales, physical therapist, physical education teacher, occupational therapist, public health management, fitness/sport/medical device sales, wellness and fitness specialist and youth sports director.
- Careers in Kinesiology on the CEHD Career Services Web site
- Degree Requirements on the University Catalogs Web site
- Honors Program on the University of Minnesota Honors Program Web site
- Career information on the CEHD Career Services Web site
- Program Information on the CEHD Student Services Web site
- Transfer Assistance on the CEHD Student Services Web site