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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 Health Education

Prepares students to help people improve their health, and thereby the quality of life, through effective health education, powerful networking, strong leadership, meaningful research and selfless service to others.

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


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


Chandler Stout ’15 discusses her experience as a Sports Management Major at the College of Education and Human Development. Chandler has been heavily involved in student organizations such as Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Freshman Leaders in Progress, Conference on Student Government Association Committee, Big Event, Relay for Life-Aggieland and Fish Camp.

Watch her story

Health & Kinesiology

Sport Management Minor

Sport Management Minor

The Sport Management minor is for students who want an introduction to working with sport organizations.

All of the courses for the minor in Sport Management are available online. Two of the minor courses will also meet international and cultural diversity requirements for core curriculum. You must be a current student at Texas A&M University to declare this minor.

Please contact your major advisor to declare a minor in Howdy.


15 hours of coursework is required:^

SPMT 217: Three (3) hours Foundations of Sport Management**
SPMT 200-499: Three (3) hours*
SPMT 300-499: Nine (9) hours*

^Minor will change to 16 hours in Fall 2022

**SPMT 217 will be phased out after Summer 2021. Beginning Fall 2021, SPMT 260 and 270 will replace SPMT 217. These courses are co-requisites and have been added as hidden courses on the minor

*Students can choose from SPMT 220, 230, 304, 319, 330, 336, 337, 340, 481. Other courses subject to availability. Check the restrictions in Howdy.

Students on older catalogs may replace three hours of SPMT 481 with a three credit hour course.

Program Details

Degree: Minor
Concentration: Sport Management
Credit Hours: 15 Hours

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