Become an athletic trainer and work with a physically active population across a spectrum of settings, ages and activities. This program gives healthcare professionals the ability to build close working relationships with patients, and ultimately improve their health-related quality of life. If you're looking to join a dynamic profession where workdays are seldom the same, apply today.
Physical health and wellness is a complex subject, which means the study of exercise science combines facets of education, public health, nutrition, medicine, athletics and more. UVA's master's program in Kinesiology—Exercise Science will prepare you for a wide range of career options and a rewarding future promoting physical health. – Heather Stuck, M.Ed. Candidate, Kinesiology - Exercise Physiology.
Definition of Kinesiology: the academic discipline which involves the study of physical activity and its impact on health, society, and quality of life. Consistent with Thomas Jefferson’s ideal that a strong body makes the mind strong, the mission of the Kinesiology program is to advance the discovery, development, interpretation, dissemination, and application of knowledge that relates the study and practice of human movement and physical activity to health and well-being.
M.Ed. in Kinesiology - Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities. With a master's degree in Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities, you can learn how to use the power of physical education to make a difference in the lives of students who need it the most. This is a full- or part-time program that is offered in Charlottesville only.
Ph.D. in Education - Kinesiology for Individuals with Disabilities. This is a research-based, full-time program that is offered in Charlottesville only. Curry has empowered me to proceed with confidence, tenacity and creativity to contribute to shaping the society I envision a society with equal physical activity opportunities for all.