Do you enjoy physical activity and learning about the human body? Study human biology and learn the fundamentals of kinesiology through an interdisciplinary approach to the study of human movement.

Immerse yourself in a hands-on program with instruction in mat pilates, Zumba fitness, and strength training through studies in kinesiology.

Careers in Kinesiology

Plank, shoot, and samba step into university and college programs, professional careers, or other creative ventures.

  • Become an instructor, counselor, or director of a program of physical activity at a camp or youth agency.
  • Become a sports coach or officiate sporting events.
  • Teach physical activity to children with special needs.
  • Continue your studies and become a personal trainer, athletic trainer, physical education teacher or pursue a career in Occupational or Physical Therapy.

Transfer Opportunities and Pathways

A Kinesiology major can be found at many bachelor’s granting institutions. Some universities and colleges may even have similar, but more specified majors to explore, that could align better with your interests. Examples include Gerontology, Human Development, Health Education, Pre-Physical Therapy, Sports Management, Health Sciences, Athletic Training, and many more.

  • Search a list of Kinesiology related majors at the UCs and CSUs
  • Compare average admit GPAs across similar majors at the UCs
  • Learn what major prep courses you need to take in order to transfer to the UCs or CSUs
  • Explore similar majors at private and out-of-state institutions
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