Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Kinesiology and Health Promotions Programs

Kinesiology is the study of "mechanics and anatomy in relation to human movement" (Merriam-Webster, 2018). Earning a degree in Kinesiology prepares individuals for a wide range of careers, in and outside of health care. Some of these careers can be found in fitness, education, medicine, physical therapy, athletic or personal training, coaching, and more. 




Programs in Kinesiology at UNT

Undergraduate Programs

Bachelor of Science, B.S., in Kinesiology

Bachelor of Science, B.S., in Kinesiology with Grad Track Option leading to Master of Science in Kinesiology
Minor in Kinesiology

Graduate Programs

Master of Science, M.S., in Kinesiology


What courses do I need to graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology?

Below you will find four-year plans for each concentration in the bachelors' degrees:

All-Level (EC-12) Physical Education Certification Track, Kinesiology
General Track, Kinesiology, Kinesiology
Pre-PT/Allied Health Track, Kinesiology

What kinds of research opportunities do you offer in these fields?

The Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation offers two research labs on campus and other ways to enhance the college experience.

Research Opportunities

Engagement Opportunities

What kinds of academic and social assistance opportunities do you offer in the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation?

These are some resources that can support your success throughout your journey in our majors:

Are there any scholarships available for Kinesiology majors?

Yes! This webpage will provide you a list of scholarships and the process of applying. 

Who can help me create a plan for this career path?

You can contact our Career Coach, Sabrina Queen, at

If you are a current student, please visit to schedule an appointment. 

Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation
940-565-2651 | 

Career Center
940-565-4909 |


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WorldWideLearn (2018). Health promotions major guide. Retrieved from