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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology - Columbus State University

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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

About the Program

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Improve lives by improving human health and wellness. Columbus State’s undergraduate program in kinesiology is preparing the next generation of fitness leaders ― creative and driven professionals who can address the needs of athletes, workers, and our aging population.

Rooted in science, the program’s curriculum covers biomechanics, motor learning, nutrition and performance, strength and conditioning, and much more. At CSU, you’ll learn in the classroom and through a variety of field experiences designed to put theory into practice and build hands-on skill.

Supplement your education and build your professional network by pursuing an internship or collaborative research project. As a kinesiology major, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with instructors one-on-one, pursue specific areas of interest, and get the support you need to succeed.

Career Opportunities

When you earn your Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, you’ll be prepared for a broad range of careers including:

  • Exercise program director
  • Corporate fitness and wellness instructor
  • Occupational/rehabilitation therapist
  • Health and nutrition educator

Degree Requirements

Please see our academic catalog for additional information about this degree's requirements.

Exercise Science Concentration

Examine the physiological and psychological principles of human physical performance. Through a curriculum that blends exercise science theory and practice, you can explore a variety of interests and career goals - from nutrition to cardiac rehabilitation.

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Health and Physical Education Concentration

Explore all facets of health education as you study physical fitness science, sport coaching, and recreation. If you’re interested in teaching, the health and physical education concentration will prepare you for P-12 certification in both health and physical education.

Teacher Certification Requirements

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Non-Certification Requirements

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Admissions Requirements

Please see our admissions page for any general admission requirements or the academic catalog for any degree-specific admission requirements.

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Tuition and Fees

Value matters at CSU. We strive to make all programs attainable and affordable for every student.

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Financial Aid

From state scholarships to federal student aid, we’re here to help you take advantage of every educational resource.

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