The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management

The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management (KNSM) is one the largest academic department at Texas A&M University, generating over 90,000 credit hours and 200,000 (modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the School of Education and Human Development, KNSM is currently home to over 3,000 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 90 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Health & Kinesiology

The department is comprised of three divisions: KinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

Division of Kinesiology

We give students access and appreciation for all things kinesiology, emphasizing the biological basis to exercise and movement.

Division of Sport Management

The Sport Management Program is one of the top 5 programs in the country.

Division of Physical Education Activity Program

PEAP offers health and fitness activity classes to every Texas A&M student.

Former Student Highlight

Kourtney Martin

During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

Watch her story

Jasamine Hill

Jasamine Hill

Jasamine is a second year doctoral student in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management, working under the advisement of Dr. Minjung Kim. She is currently an instructor of record, and graduate teaching assistant while serving as the secretary of the Black Graduate Student Association and student researcher in the Educational Leadership Research Laboratory. Jasamine’s research focus lies within positive sport organizational behavior, primarily on the psychological well-being of sport employees and athletes. 


Jasamine was heavily involved on campus as during her undergraduate years as a member of the Women’s Basketball, Track and Field, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Incorporated, Student Athletic Association Committee, and Phi Epsilon Kappa Honor Society while earning her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with a concentration from Johnson C. Smith University (2011). She worked as a Graduate Assistant in Student Involvement at Wingate University where she earned her Masters in Sport Administration (2013). Prior to her start at Texas A&M University, she worked in the sport industry for several years for organizations such as the Charlotte Hornets and Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation. In 2019 Jasamine published her first book entitled “The Roller Coaster Effect: How to Turn your Fear into Fuel, your Passion into your Purpose, and Enjoy the Ride of Life.” 

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