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The Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology prepares students to become professionals in various specializations, such as teaching physical education in a public school system (with an EC-12 all-level Texas teaching certification), exercise sports science, pre-allied health or sports management. Students will be prepared to earn a Texas teaching certification in EC-12 all-level physical education.

UHV is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association for its kinesiology programs. * National Strength and Conditioning Association and the ERP logo are registered trademarks for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in the United States and/or other countries.

Job Opportunities

A Kinesiology degree can launch many career opportunities, some of which require further training:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Coaching
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Marketing
  • Strength and Conditioning

Degree program

The 120- to 124-hour B.S. in Kinesiology degree program is designed to be completed in four years. Students can select one of the following concentrations as their concentration: