Department of Kinesiology

Improve the lives of others through their health and well-being

As one of Missouri State’s largest and most diverse departments, we offer a variety of nationally accredited, comprehensive academic programs designed to prepare you for a career in kinesiology.

Explore our programs

Several degree choices and a variety of track options will meet your interests and provide you a focused education in kinesiology.

Immersive academics

Get ready to meet your next mentor. You’ll be prepared, confident and ready for your career.

Faculty and staff

Kinesiology faculty have received distinction in teaching, research and service as represented by college awards, university awards and numerous community-recognition awards.


Having an advisor will help you succeed and develop a graduation plan that's right for you.

Helping you succeed

A smart investment in your future -- Missouri State is committed to delivering academic excellence along with competitive costs and extensive financial aid opportunities.

Student opportunities

Joining a student organization or club is a good way to build your network and develop connections.