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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Master's in Kinesiology, Emphasis in:

Clinical Exercise Physiology (M.S.)

M.S. in Kinesiology: Emphasis in Clinical Exercise Physiology

The M.S. in Kinesiology, emphasis in Clinical Exercise Physiology provides students with the scientific background and technical skills necessary to evaluate physical fitness and cardiovascular disease risk and prescribe preventative and rehabilitative strategies to promote optimal physical fitness and health.

Students are also prepared for the American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Specialist Certification.

Students may complete either a thesis or non-thesis degree plan.


Application Deadlines

Fall – January 15

Program Details

Degree: Master’s in Kinesiology
Emphasis: Clinical Exercise Physiology
Degrees Offered: Master of Science
Credit Hours: 38 Hours (minimum)

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The Division of Kinesiology faculty prepare students as leaders and innovators in careers in the public education forum and exercise science.

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