Southeastern's Kinesiology program prepares students for careers in exercise, fitness, sports and rehabilitation. It also serves as a pre-professional program for graduate studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, and other allied health areas. Coursework includes motor learning, biomechanics, exercise physiology, sport psychology, nutrition, fitness testing and prescription.

Other Concentrations

  • Exercise Science
  • Fitness and Human Performance



Required Semester Hours 120

Program Highlights

  • Students have access to four teaching/research laboratories and outdoor tennis courts

  • Nationally recognized faculty with strong records of publication

  • Student research opportunities

  • Honors curriculum available


What Can You Be

Types of Jobs

  • Health Coach
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Research Assistant

Types of Employers

  • Commercial fitness centers
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Hospitals
  • Universities



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Student Orgs & Activities

Kinesiology and Health Studies Club