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 Kinesiology & Sport Management

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.

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.

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Dr. Minjung Kim

Dr. Minjung Kim

Assistant Professor

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Minjung Kim completed the Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Sport and Leisure Studies from Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. She then moved to Tallahassee and received her PhD in the Sport Management doctoral program at the Florida State University in the summer of 2015.

Her research efforts endeavor to understand what sport organizations can do to ensure their stakeholders’ well-being. She has devoted her efforts to studying positive organizational behavior in sport, focusing on organizational success achieved through (1) sport employee growth. She has also interested in (2) sport consumer well-being and (3) sport business analytics, answering how sport consumers’ psychological, social, and physical well-being can be enhanced through various services that sport organizations provide. Her work has been published in leading journals in the field of sport management, including Journal of Sport Management, Sport Management Review, and European Sport Management Quarterly.

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