Department of Kinesiology

We teach kinesiology because of our commitment to going beyond merely maintaining health to actually promoting and increasing wellness, fitness and wholeness.

Did you know that allied health professionals account for a significant portion of the total health workforce? Do you want to spend your life devoted to your love of sports and athletics?

Kinesiology opens the door to many career options in the allied health industries. The Kinesiology-Wellness Management degree prepares you for jobs and graduate studies in exercise physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, strength and conditioning, fitness training, and other allied health professions. The program is also an excellent choice paired with electives to fulfill prerequisites for physical therapy, occupational therapy and other professional health programs. You will gain valuable experience at Houston Baptist University’s own Bradshaw Fitness Center.

Or, perhaps you have a passion for sports. We offer a degree in Sport Management in which students get to learn and experience marketing, law, media and aspects of management in the field of sport, athletics and fitness. Houston, with its many recreation, athletic and sports facilities and teams, is the ideal city to start a career in sport management, and HBU the ideal place to start your education.

HBU also offers a Kinesiology Specialization in Physical Education through the School of Education and Behavioral Sciences. Contact for more information.

If any of these degrees sound attractive to you, apply today!

Features of Kinesiology

  • Why HBU Kinesiology

    Learning in small classes with easily accessible professors in a city that is the ideal starting point for careers in healthcare and sport management

  • What to expect

    Classes that bridge the gap between learning and doing in a field where you can follow your passion to serve others in a career you love

  • What we believe

    We believe in serving the whole person, including mind, body and spirit. HBU kinesiology classes serve you, the student, as a whole person and prepare you to improve the lives of others by helping them reach their full, whole-person potential. We offer fitness and wellness education for the mind, exercise planning as a prescription for the body, and the knowledge that we can serve the Lord fully by reaching our greatest potential with the combination of mind, body and spirit.

  • How you will benefit

    You will be fully prepared to enter a career or advanced study in Allied Health or Sport Management in a city filled with opportunity for both, or to take your skills and education anywhere you choose.