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Department of Kinesiology (KSM, PEG)

Full-time Faculty of the Department

Departmental Objectives

The SNU Department of Kinesiology operates in the framework of Biblical Christian values to which SNU is committed. Reflecting this philosophy, the objectives of the department are to provide instruction and experiences as follows:

  • To prepare students to teach physical education, health, and safety (P-12) and athletic coaching.

  • To prepare students for careers in exercise science (personal trainer, strength coach) and allied medical professions (pre-physical therapy, physical therapy (PT), pre-occupational therapy, and occupational therapy (OT)).

  • To prepare  athletic training students for the Board of Certification examination and become a certified athletic trainer (ATC) recognized by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA).

  • To develop a knowledge base for careers in sports management (athletic business) and sports information.

  • To enable SNU students to develop an understanding of basic principles, knowledge, and practices for personal lifetime health / fitness / wellness activities.

  • To enable students to develop skills in leisure lifetime physical activities.

Departmental Majors

Degree programs offered for fulfilling a B.S. degree from the kinesiology department are:

Athletic Training
Exercise Science
Pre-physical Therapy (PT)
PT Pre-occupational Therapy (OT)
Physical Education: Health and Safety (P-12)
Physical Education for Sports and Leisure

Multidisciplinary programs:
Sport Information

Departmental minors and areas of concentration

Athletic Coaching