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Department of Kinesiology and Health Sciences

About the Department

Inspire others to live their best life with stronger, more resilient bodies. At CSU, you'll be part of a creative community of health professionals – learning through personalized mentorships, hands-on experiences, and career-building internships. Columbus State's undergraduate programs prepare you for a wide range of careers in physical education, occupational therapy, medicine, and more. Tailor your degree to specific interests by pursuing minors or certificates from within the department or other academic disciplines. As a graduate student, you'll study kinesiology and health sciences at the highest level. Our master's programs in exercise science, health and physical education, and public health will prepare you to innovate in this dynamic and high-demand field.


Create Your Future

The Department of Kinesiology offers a number of degrees and minors. Explore your options here.

Degree Programs
Program Name Bachelor's Master's Other
Exercise Science   M.S.  
Health and Physical Education   M.Ed., M.A.T.  
Health Science B.S.    
Kinesiology - Exercise Science Concentration B.S.    
Kinesiology - Health & Physical Education Concentration B.S.    
Public Health   M.P.H  

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Learn From the Best

The Department of Kinesiology is home to many accomplished faculty members. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. Thanks to a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in our kinesiology degree programs.


Dr. Clayton Nicks
Professor / Department Chair


Dr. Patricia Anafi
Associate Professor of Public Health / Program Coordinator of MPH Program


Dr. Kate Early
Associate Professor


Dr. Ann Klinkenborg
Associate Professor


Jose Perez
Instructor of Exercise Science


Dr. Sharon Renner
Assistant Professor of Health Science


Dr. Jeanine Wert
Associate Professor

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