The Department of Kinesiology | Education and Human Services | SIU

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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 undergraduate degrees in Sport Administration and Exercise Science.  The Sport Administration curriculum prepares students for careers in sport marketing, venue and event management, sport communication and information, coaching, public relations, sport finance, human resource management, income development, sport ticketing and promotions, equipment management, athletic administration, etc.

Sport Administration

Exercise Science major provides a launch pad into the areas of physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, sports medicine, orthopedic surgery, chiropractic, personal training, pulmonary rehab, cardiac rehab, cancer rehab, strength and conditioning, corporate fitness, health/fitness management, etc.

Exercise Science

We also have a Masters degree with concentrations in Exercise Science and Sport Studies.   

Regardless of your educational and career goals, we will provide you with plenty of chances to participate in exciting learning and research experiences, as well as intriguing and challenging professional opportunities to help you achieve your aims.

We give you hands-on experiences in our modern labs and service-learning projects where you can put your classroom knowledge in action in practical, everyday settings. These opportunities allow you to hone your professional skills, put eye-catching lines on your resume, and help the local community. 

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