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Department of Health and Kinesiology


Welcome to the Department of Health and Kinesiology. Use the links below to navigate through our site. The department is housed in both the Steinke Physical Education Center and the Health and Recreation Building (The Old Gym).

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Graduate Kinesiology Program

TRADITIONAL ON-CAMPUS PROGRAM:  The Department of Health and Kinesiology offers coursework leading to the M.S. in Kinesiology with a flexible curriculum to meet the specific needs and interests of the student. There are three areas of focus:

  • Health/Exercise Science
  • Performance Psychology
  • Kinesiology Generalist

ONLINE PROGRAM: Many of our students  have an interest in obtaining a Master's degree, but cannot go to school full-time (e.g., athletic and physical education professionals currently working in the field). To help meet their demands and future ambitions we have the following area of focus: 

  • Sport Management
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Message from the Chair

The Department of Health and Kinesiology is housed in the College of Education and Human Performance and is one of the largest departments on campus, and for good reason. We offer six exceptional undergraduate programs, and four outstanding Master’s programs. Our dedicated faculty are diverse, energetic, passionate, and student oriented. If you are considering pursuing your degree in our department, I promise you that you will be provided with a contemporary, personable, and challenging academic experience. So welcome to HKN, the Health and Kinesiology Nation!Dr. Christopher M. Hearon, FACSM

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Contact Info

  • Texas A&M University - Kingsville
  • (361) 593-2111
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Last updated: 05/06/2019