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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    Dr. Christopher Owens

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    Dr. Jennifer Evans

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  • Susan Milstein

    Dr. Susan Milstein

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  • Melody Alanis

    Melody Alanis is a first-year doctoral student and a graduate assistant in the Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management. She…

  • Jun Phil

    Jun-Phil is a second-year doctoral student and works as a graduate research assistant in the Division of Sport Management. His…

  • Sangchul Park

    Sangchul Park is a doctoral student from South Korea with an emphasis on Sport Management. His research interest includes consumer…

  • 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…

  • Baykal Altiner

    Baykal is a second-year Ph.D. student and works as a graduate assistant in the division of sport management. He completed…

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