Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies

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To prepare professional practitioners, researchers, and industry leaders to drive a healthy society and promote health equity among diverse populations locally, regionally, and globally through programs in athletic training, community health, exercise and sport science, health and physical education teaching, lifetime fitness activities, and sport management.

What is Kinesiology?

The American Kinesiology Association defines kinesiology as "the academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life."

The Division of Kinesiology, Health and Sport Studies (KHS) offers innovative, streamlined bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. programs designed to prepare students for careers in a variety of exciting fields, providing student-centered support, preparation in real-world careers. KHS Program Flyer

Declare a Major/ Minor in Kinesiology Online

Request an Override into a Kinesiology Course

Non- KIN majors, please use the form below when requesting an override into KIN 3580 (Biomechanics) or KIN 6300 (Exercise Physiology I):

Non- KIN Major Override Request Form

The Master of Science in Athletic Training (MSAT) program will prepare students to be certified athletic trainers. Athletic trainers are healthcare professionals commonly employed by physicians' offices; university, school, and club sports teams; performing arts companies; the military; and sports medicine clinics.

Undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees preparing students for careers in clinical, professional, and university faculty positions that design and implement programs and research in physical activity, exercise and sport. ESS Master's Flyer

Undergraduate and master's degrees preparing students for careers in the broad areas of health promotion and education, including Michigan teacher certification or community and public health settings such as hospitals, non-profits, worksites, and health departments. CHE Flyer

Undergraduate, master's and doctoral preparation for students in fields of physical activity, including both Michigan PreK-12 physical education teacher certification or leadership positions in community-based physical activity organizations, or university faculty positions. PE & PAL Flyer

The Bachelor of Science Sport Management Program and online Master of Arts degree in Sport Administration at Wayne State University will prepare students for all facets of the sports industry, including professional, commercial, collegiate, interscholastic, and recreational sports in the Metro Detroit area and beyond. Sport Management Undergraduate Flyer 

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Undergraduate and Graduate Student Exclusion Policy

Interested in hosting a Kinesiology, Health & Sport Studies Intern? 

Please review our Statement of Relationships form (this is required to be signed by the agency hosting the student intern) and then fill out our online request form to request your agency become an internship site for our students!

Statement of Relationships Form

KHS Internship Site Request Form