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Department of Kinesiology

Kinesiology Major

The Kinesiology curriculum challenges students to explore how physical activity, human physiology and behavior merge with health. Similar to Hunter Post pursuing his degree as a Medical Doctor and Mia Taylor who is on her way to becoming a Dentist, meet Megan Herpich, Sophomore in Kinesiology, studying to pursue a career as a Nurse.  

Further guidance for careers in Kinesiology can be found here.

More information with what you can do with a degree in Kinesiology can be found here.

More Related Career Titles: Athletic trainer, Aquatics program coordinator, Biomechanics specialist, Camp director, Coach, Corporate wellness consultant, Ergonomics consultant, Exercise physiologist, Fitness instructor, Geriatric recreational activities coordinator, Health and nutrition consultant, Health club manager, Health promotions specialist, Outdoor recreation director, Personal trainer, Recreational counselor, Rehabilitation specialist, Sports counselor, Sports program supervisor, Strength and conditioning coach, Summer camp manager/administrator


An internship is an excellent opportunity to showcase your academic knowledge and practical skills in a real-world setting within the Kinesiology field. The internship should be designed to meet the needs of each student, with respect to their areas of expertise and future goals. Please schedule a time to meet with the internship coordinator at lmcdan@k-state.edu if you are interested in completing an internship. Additional information to help guide you through the internship process is located in the internship handbook (click here).