College of Education & Human Sciences
Serving approximately 300 students, the Department of Health and Kinesiology (HK) offers a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Health Education and Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degrees in Kinesiology, Public Health Education and General Studies. The B.S. degree in Kinesiology includes options in Exercise Science, Physical Education, and Pre-Physical Therapy. The department also houses the Pre-Occupational Therapy program and minors in Exercise Science and Public Health Education. Our department strives to promote healthy living with an emphasis on physical activity, sport, and exercise. Graduates are prepared to work as practitioners in schools, communities, worksites, healthcare settings and government agencies.
The B.S. in Kinesiology - Exercise Science option prepares students to work in the health/fitness industry or to work with athletes in a non-school setting. Students take courses in the biological and physical sciences in preparation for their coursework in the Exercise Science program.
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The Master of Science in Health Education is a fully online program that consists of thirty-three credit-hours of coursework and six credit-hours of either an internship or thesis. The curriculum includes instruction in Health Education program planning, implementation, and evaluation.
Department of Health & KinesiologyDr. Mark BeanChair
Pohl Education Building Phone: (662) 329-7225
1100 College Street Columbus, MS 39701phone: 662.329.4750 or 877.462.8439