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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.

(Note: The Health Education division will be realigned into the School of Public Health starting Fall 2022.)

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

Kinesiology & Sport Management

Climate & Diversity





The mission of the Climate and Diversity Committee in the Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management is promotion of an environment welcoming and respectful of people from diverse backgrounds and viewpoints. In collaboration with the College of Education and Human Development, this committee is tasked with reporting, advising, and developing programs and events that support the diversity and inclusion of faculty, staff, students, and community.

If you would like to be involved with KNSM’s Climate and Diversity Committee or have any questions, please email us.


As a department within the School of Education & Human Development, faculty, staff and students are encouraged to utilize the Office of Inclusive Excellence (OIE) which creates awareness of climate and diversity activities through workshops, programs and other resources.

Climate & Diversity Contact

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