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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Sayvon Foster

Sayvon is a third-year student in the Sport Management Ph.D. program. Prior to his entry into Texas A&M, he earned his Master of Education in Higher Education Management-Student Services concentration at University of Pittsburgh (2018) and Bachelor of Science in Sport Management from Winston-Salem State University (2016). Broadly, his research focuses on intercollegiate sport with emphasis on college athlete experience/development, HBCU athletics, and college sport culture. He also holds interests in critically investigating the role of sport organizations within society, e.g. fan identity reflection and social currency via sport fandom.

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