The Department of Kinesiology
Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology
Kinesiology is an academic discipline that focuses on the study of movement and physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. The Department of Kinesiology is part of the College of Nursing and Health Innovation and furthers UTA's mission to improve health and the human condition as our society moves into the 21st century.
Vision and Mission
The Department of Kinesiology improves human health by advancing the understanding of health and disease across the lifespan through research, education, scholarship and practice.
The Department of Kinesiology at The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing quality educational programs that emphasize scientific theory, hands-on learning in the laboratory setting, and real-world application through clinical internships and other field-based experiences. The faculty in The Department of Kinesiology conduct cutting-edge research related to health and disease across the lifespan.
About Our Programs
The Department is comprised of six undergraduate programs (Clinical & Applied Physiology, Health, Fitness & Wellness, Motor & Rehabilitation Sciences, Physical Education Teacher Education, Sport Leadership and Management, Public Health), a Graduate Certificate program (Public Health) three master's programs (Exercise Science, Athletic Training, and Master of Public Health), and a Ph.D. in Kinesiology.
The Department of Kinesiology is an active member of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA).