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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    Diane Bedford

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    Dr. Meagan Shipley

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    Dr. Beth McNeill

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    Dr. Hildi Nicksic

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    Dr. Michael Sandlin

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    Dr. Ledric Sherman

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    Dr. Patricia Goodson

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    Dr. Tamika Gilreath

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    Dr. Whitney Garney

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    Dr. Sara Fehr

    Area(s) of Emphasis Women’s Health Research Interests Human…

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