Do you want to make a difference in the physical health of the community where you live?
Are you looking to get into coaching or fitness instruction? Have you always wanted a career in physical therapy or sports medicine? The Kinesiology program through the College of Education and Human Development’s Department of Kinesiology prepares students for a variety of pathways.
Whatever your goal, the various concentrations of a Kinesiology degree from Augusta University offer an experience like no other — one that can move you right into the locker room or prepare you for graduate programs in the health professions.
Kinesiology program is for you if you consider yourself
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What You'll Study
In the Kinesiology Program, you’ll be able to tailor your degree with classes specifically designed to fit your chosen concentration.
Multiple concentrations allow you to tailor your classes around the exact future you want to explore.
Individual attention from faculty makes sure you’re entering the workforce armed with a thorough understanding of the latest information and most up to date training methods.
A research-oriented faculty and access to the latest lab equipment and diagnostic tools ensures you are receiving cutting-edge knowledge and opportunities to participate in exciting kinesiology research.
Whether you’re an undergrad or graduate student, Augusta University offers opportunities to create your own research project or work with faculty to tackle some of the world’s most complex and pressing challenges.
Internships provide valuable experience observing and practicing the essential skills of a health and fitness professional in a real world setting.
The Nutrition, Exercise, and Stress Lab provides the latest equipment to evaluate diet and examine the effects of supplements and other aspects of health.
The home of the Kinesiology department as well as Augusta University Athletics, Christenberry Fieldhouse allows students to meet and study in the dynamic center of the university’s sports science world.
Graduates of the Kinesiology program can pursue a wide range of sports-related careers, including sports medicine, sports management, athletic training and physical education. They can also go on to graduate programs in areas like medicine, nursing, physical therapy and occupational therapy.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job prospects for athletic trainers are predicted to increase by 23% through 2030.
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