Embark on a career that is all helps people get and stay healthy.

Major Roadmap

Major Roadmap

Explore your options — classes, internships, research and study abroad. Find what interests you, discover what you love, and create a major experience that jumpstarts your future. 

Kinesiology Major Guide

As a Kinesiology major, you’ll study the scientific basis for human movement. You’ll explore physiological, mechanical and psychological principles and theories that relate to fitness and the human body — but you won’t stop there. You’ll create fitness programs and design rehabilitation plans for class projects.

When you graduate, you’ll be prepared for a career as an athletic trainer, a sports manager, a physical education teacher, or a coach. Many of our alumni go on to pursue a doctorate of Physical Therapy or Occupational Therapy. St. Edward’s University offers pre-professional tracks that ensure you’re ready for graduate school.

What do our graduates do?

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  • Health promotions specialist for Chevron in San Ramon, Calif.
  • Account executive for the Connecticut Sun WNBA team
  • Athletic director of an Austin Catholic school, grades PreK–8
  • Graduate teaching fellow at KIPP Texas Public Schools
  • Rehabilitation services technician at Seton Healthcare Family in Austin
  • Sales manager for a medical device company
  • Physical Therapy student at the University of Kansas Medical Center

My Career-Relevant Service Opportunity

My Career-Relevant Service Opportunity

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—Jasmine Adgerson ’21Kinesiology major