Department of Health and Kinesiology
The University of Texas at Tyler
Preparing You for a Variety of Careers Related to Health, Education, Exercise and Science, Athletic Training, Fitness and Other Fields.
The Department of Health and Kinesiology offers undergraduate degrees in Health, Health and Kinesiology and Kinesiology and graduate degrees in Health and Kinesiology, Kinesiology and Health Sciences. Our degree programs offer a solid foundation in all aspects of Health and Kinesiology.
Graduates of our programs have moved directly into careers in various areas of health care, teaching, coaching, athletic training, business and research. Still others have used our programs as preparation for further education in graduate or professional schools.
- Ongoing research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, Texas Department of State Health Services, and Trinity Mother Francis Hospital
- Fourteen scholarly peer-reviewed publications by Department faculty in 2015
- 100% passing rate on Physical Education Teaching Certification exam
The Lifespan Wellness Research Center
The Lifespan Wellness Research Center is both a facility and a program, designed to positively influence health-related behaviors of individuals affiliated with the University and the wider community. Find out more ...
The Patriot Academy
The Patriot Academy provides developmentally appropriate motor skill instruction for home-schooled children. In the process, the Academy serves as a lab for observation and instruction of kinesiology majors in the Department's teaching methods and motor development classes. Learn more ...