KinesiologyBachelor of Science (B.S.)
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 athletics or work in the growing fields of exercise, fitness and sports performance.
- Program type:
- On Campus or Online
- Est. time to complete:
- 4 years
- Credit hours:
Why earn a bachelor's degree in kinesiology at UND?
Kinesiology Degree at UND
Kinesiology is an excellent choice for students interested in health, fitness and physical activity. Our on-campus facilities, such as our specialized exercise physiology and biomechanics laboratories, 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), including 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 and Choice Health and Fitness, Ralph Englestad Arena and UND Sport teams.
UND's Kinesiology program is a Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) accredited teacher education program.
Undergrad students play a key role in research projects from the classroom directly into the lab through UND's Biomechanics and Pedagogical Lab.
Careers in Kinesiology
Kinesiology Courses You Could Take
Leaders that Do
Kinesiology Students Study 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.