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Kinesiology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Austin, TX, United States
Pursue a career that promotes an active and healthy lifestyle while helping others. The Bachelor of Arts in Kinesiology program at Saint Edward’s University immerses you in the scientific study of human movement, preparing you to help people improve their fitness, develop better motor skills and overcome injuries. 
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As a Kinesiology major, at Saint Edward's University you’ll explore physiological, mechanical and psychological principles and theories that relate to fitness and the human body — from the basics of biomechanics to exercise physiology to the prevention and treatment of injuries. 

Each of our five degree plans teaches you the major theories and principals of the discipline through classwork and hands-on training. In our Kinesiology program, you will:

  • Develop a strong foundation in the movement sciences
  • Create and implement fitness programs
  • Learn how to assess and diagnose injuries
  • Design rehabilitation plans
  • Become proficient with the technology of today’s exercise equipment, machines and other fitness devices
  • Choose an area of study within Kinesiology that suits your interests and career goals

Career options:

A degree in Kinesiology leads to rewarding work that influences the health and wellness of others. This program offers five tracks of study designed to prepare students for careers as athletic trainers, sports managers, physical therapists, recreational directors, coaches and teachers of physical education in elementary and secondary schools.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Instructional Topics
  • Introduction to Kinesiology and Sport Sciences
  • Physical Activity, Recreation and Sports for Special Populations
  • Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries
  • Concepts of Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • Management of Kinesiology and Sports Programs
  • Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Biomechanics

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

Major Requirements: 40 hours of Kinesiology major courses and 7 hours of Kinesiology supporting courses.

Electives: 19 hours of elective courses in any area of study.

General Education Requirements: 57 hours of general education courses plus major courses and electives.


Tuition Fee

  • International

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    11676 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 46690 USD for the full programme and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Austin

  • 1243 - 2310 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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