Longwood’s innovative Kinesiology program is designed to deepen your understanding of physical, mental, social wellness and their impacts on health and society. 

Career Path

Prepare to professionally lead and educate in public and private enterprise with a Kinesiology degree from Longwood. Our alumni have jobs such as:

  • Health and Fitness Facility Operators and Managers
  • Sports Performance Experts
  • Clinical Exercise Physiologists
  • Health and Fitness Specialists
  • Strength and Conditioning Experts

Graduates are well prepared to pursue graduate/professional degrees in:

  • Athletic Training
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician’s Assistant/Medical School
  • Exercise Science

What You'll Study

Major

With the help of our expert faculty, you will explore and discover the scientific study of movement, performance and function through biomechanics, anatomy, physiology, psychology and neuroscience.

Our program is one of five CoAES accredited programs in the state.  Students complete a hands on 400 hour internship in a variety of health and fitness settings. All students complete a common core of coursework requirements and then may specialize in one of the following concentrations:

  • Health and Human Performance
  • Applied Health Sciences Profession
  • Administration and Leadership in Sport and Exercise

Learn to lead and provide professional leadership and educational services in the public and private enterprise. You'll develop skills that enhance individual and societal well being through our innovative programs designed to increase physical, mental and social wellness in an environment conducive to supporting a higher quality of life.

 

Courses

Discover health -related fitness and sport science in courses designed to provide a foundation in the sciences with an emphasis in exercise, education, health and sports sciences.

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