The Department of Kinesiology | Education and Human Services | SIU

Southern Illinois University



College of Education and Human Services

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Kinesiology brochureKinesiology, the study of human movement, is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing fields in the country.

Our Department of Kinesiology offers programs that prepare graduates for rewarding careers as teachers in elementary or secondary schools or for other positions in private, industrial, healthcare or public settings.   

You can choose from two different programs:

Regardless of your educational and career goals, we will provide you with the learning and research opportunities as well as the intriguing and challenging professional opportunities to help you achieve those goals. 

We give you hands-on learning experiences in our modern labs and we pride ourselves on having programs that benefit the community as they prepare you for career success. Internships or comprehensive student teaching are an important element of the SIU kinesiology experience as well.