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 College 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.

Watch her story

Sanghoon Kim

Kim is a third-year doctoral student and works as a graduate teaching/research assistant in the Division of Sport Management. Previously, he completed an M.S. in Sport Management at Florida State University. His research interest focuses primarily on sport fans’ psychological processes involving their thoughts and behavior in a stadium environment and a technology-mediated environment.

Specifically, taking an ecological approach, he is interested in how applying an ecological approach can better predict fans’ decision-making processes, satisfaction, and future behaviors. He also engaged in both physical activities and community recreation projects in the midst of his graduate studies by teaching swimming, soccer, basketball, and golf to at-risk youth.

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