The Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
College of Applied Health Sciences
The Department of Kinesiology and Communty Health offers programs that focus on promoting optimal health for all people. The Kinesiology curriculum leads to a bachelor of science degree that will prepare students for careers in human movement-related fields and advanced professional or graduate study. The Community Health program prepares students for careers in the progressive world of health and rehabilitative services.
Through the integration of high-quality research, instruction, and outreach programs, faculty scholars within Kinesiology and Community Health are leading interdisciplinary initiatives that address pressing concerns of our society such as:
- childhood obesity
- prevention of chronic disease
- lifetime health and fitness
- access to quality health care.
Alumni are highly sought for positions of leadership within clinical, academic, corporate, and government settings.