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Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate programs that prepare students for a variety of careers related to health, education, or exercise science or for professional graduate programs in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician's assistant and related areas. Programs provide strong academic work and an abundance of practical experience in school, exercise, and clinical settings. The department also houses the Wellness Program, which provides the course work to meet the three-credit wellness/physical activity requirement for students in all programs of study.

The Health and Physical Education programs are approved by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (now Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation).  

The Department of Kinesiology & Health Sciences offers the following degrees:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Health Science

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Kinesiology, Exercise Science Concentration

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Kinesiology, Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification Concentration

Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Kinesiology, Health and Physical Education Non-certification Concentration

Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) - Health and Physical Education

Master of Education (M.Ed.) - Health and Physical Education

Master of Science (M.S.) - Exercise Science