The Department of Kinesiology offers seven academic programs and a variety of experiences for students. Our academic programs include a BS in Exercise Physiology, BS in Health Fitness Specialist, BS in Physical Education, BS in Sports Studies, MAEd in Physical Education, MS in Exercise and Sport Science and a PhD in Bioenergetics and Exercise Science . All of our programs are fully accredited. Our departmental office is located in 63 Minges Coliseum and can be reached at 252-328-4632 or by filling out the “Contact KINE” form.
Our students are exposed to many different opportunities and experiences. These experiences and opportunities range from unique research opportunities, professional internships, community service projects, student organizations, just to name a few. Graduates from all of our programs have an extremely high job placement rate after graduation. To learn more about specific student experiences click here.
Our award winning faculty enthusiastically engage our students in and out of the classroom through interactive lectures, research collaboration, community service projects, as well as other activities. Much of our faculty’s research can be found in national and international publications and has been presented at regional, national and international conferences. Many of our faculty offer classes and/or seminars on professional etiquette, media interviewing skills, etc. Click here to view the Kinesiology faculty listing.
HEP Alumni can be found in many different professional fields and actively engage with current students through internships, classroom presentations, community service projects as well as social activities. Our alumni can be found in careers such as Athletic Director, Coaching, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Personal Trainer, Facility Management, just to name a few. Many Alumni go on to receive advanced degrees in medical and research fields.