Degree Outcomes

  • Graduates enter careers in sport coaching, strength and conditioning, exercise instruction, personal training, cardiac rehab, mental skills training, sports medicine, physical education and teacher education, and various health professions.
  • Alumni employers include the YMCA, Moses Cone, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Guilford County Schools, city of Greensboro, World’s Gym, Gold’s Gym, and United Healthcare.
  • Graduates continue their education at schools including UNCG, East Carolina University, Duke University, and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The Student Experience

  • Students are encouraged to do a formal internship for credit through the Department of Kinesiology. This experiential learning opportunity offers practical experience in professional/community settings and provides experience appropriate to the student’s career goals.
  • Professional development opportunities include leadership seminars and conventions.
  • Students gain valuable experience with assistantships that promote helping older people exercise (HOPE), physical fitness in children, fibromyalgia research and activities, and physical education community outreach.
  • Numerous campus activities and the KIN Club, a student-led organization promoting healthful living through service and leadership.

Accolades & Accomplishments

  • Faculty members of the Kinesiology Department are committed to integrating community service into many aspects of research and teaching.
  • Several faculty members have ongoing community programs, often calling on student volunteers to help their operation.

Accreditations & Affiliations

Member of American Kinesiology Association

Additional Requirements

Students enter the program as pre-kinesiology majors. Once they complete select courses, and if they have a minimum 2.5 GPA, they can then apply for entry to the kinesiology major. The application is internal and reviewed by the department.