Department of Health and Kinesiology
The University of Texas at Tyler
The Mission of the Department of Health and Kinesiology is to prepare students for success in the fields of health and the movement sciences. Further, the department aims to optimize human performance and promote healthy living through excellence in research and community outreach.
The Department of Health and Kinesiology offers undergraduate degrees in Health, Kinesiology, and Wellness, and graduate degrees in 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.
The Department of Health and Kinesiology has excellent faculty supervising ongoing research projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, American Heart Association, and the Texas Department of State Health Services.
- Health Sciences BS degree with a concentration in community and health education or health policy.
- Kinesiology BS degree: Choose from general, teacher certification and athletic training curriculum options.
- Wellness BA degree with an optional minor.
- Communication Sciences & Disorders BS degree
Graduate degree options include the Master of Science in Health Sciences (with online option), Master of Science in Kinesiology (with online option) and Master of Occupational Therapy.
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 ...