Undergraduates majoring in Kinesiology choose from one of three concentrations: exercise science, fitness leadership, or physical education teacher certification.
The Kinesiology program offers to non-majors the opportunity to minor in athletic coaching or exercise science.
Kinesiology graduate students may choose from one of several master’s degrees. In addition to traditional and alternative physical education teacher certification master’s degrees and an exercise physiology master’s degree, the Kinesiology program also offers a post-master’s education specialist degree for those who have completed their M.S. teacher certification.
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The Kinesiology program in the Department of Human Studies offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees. After earning a bachelor’s degree, a student may choose to pursue one of two master’s degrees and a post-master’s Educational Specialist degree.
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The UAB Physical Education concentration gave me the tools, knowledge, and insight to take my professional career to the next level. My coursework was stimulating and interesting, and along the way I experienced significant professional and personal growth.Ginger Aaron-Brush
Many education programs do a great job of educating students about the teaching profession in general, but UAB’s program went above and beyond by giving me the hands on experience I needed to perform successfully in an actual teaching environment.David Good