Be part of the movement to promote health and fitness.
Health and fitness are critical concerns as rates of obesity, diabetes and other preventable medical problems continue to rise. With a bachelor's degree in kinesiology, you’ll be prepared to teach physical education, coach esports/athletics or work with people of all ages in the fast-growing fields of exercise, sports and fitness.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a kinesiology degree?
Our specialized exercise physiology and biomechanics laboratories and Wellness Center are a great way to develop practical skills and experience the hands-on nature of this growing industry.
You will learn from world-class researchers. All of our faculty have PhDs and are some of the nation's leading scientists and high performance coaches. Our faculty offers a practical approach to learning, which means you will work on real-world projects and gain direct practical experience.
We are nationally connected. We have industry and professional relationships that support student internships, research and community engagement and open opportunities for future employment.
Our students have had placements and internships with organizations including U.S. Department of Agriculture, YMCA, Choice Health and Fitness, Ralph Englestad Arena, and UND Athletics.
UND's Kinesiology program is a Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredited teacher education program.
Participate in the fast-growing Esports video gaming industry through our intramural and varsity programs.
What can you do with a kinesiology degree?
Kinesiology Major Courses
Leaders in Motion
This system gathers infrared light which is reflected off of the unique suits students wear. Specialized cameras collect the reflected infrared data that is converted into a three dimensional representation of the observed activities.