A Focus on Health and Physical Activity

How does human movement and physical activity impact health, injury, disease, performance and quality of life?

Can knowledge, attitude, skill level and behavior improve the health of individuals and groups?

These are the courses of study we offer to more than 1,000 students.

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Kinesiology and Health Studies

Welcome to the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Southeastern. One of the largest academic departments of its kind in Louisiana, we are home to more than 1000 students.

We offer undergraduate areas of study in athletic training, kinesiology, health and physical education, health education and promotion, and sport management. We also offer an add-on teacher certification in adapted physical education and a master's degree in health and kinesiology.

DEPARTMENT HIGHLIGHTS
  • Students participate in internships and gain clinical experience in a variety of regional settings including local professional sports teams, area hospitals and non-profit organizations

  • Annual conference, ASK KHS, exposes students to regional professionals in their fields of study

 

DID YOU KNOW?

We offer a range of swimming and aquatics courses, and our indoor pool is heated with solar panels.


LEARN MORE ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT


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Academic Advising

All students in Kinesiology and Health Studies (KHS) degree programs are required to be advised each semester.

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Internship Programs

Earn degree credit while gaining valuable hands-on experience through multiple internship programs.

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Scholarship Opportunities

Discover scholarships available through the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies.