Health and Kinesiology

Health and Kinesiology Degrees and Programs at Lamar University

Welcome to the Department of Health and Kinesiology!


We’d like to welcome you to the Department of Health and Kinesiology in the College of Education and Human Development at Lamar University! More than 400 students call our department home. We offer 3 undergraduate degrees and 2 graduate degrees.

Our goal is to provide the best educational experience for you, our student, in an effort to promote lifetime fitness, wellness, physical activity. At the conclusion of any one of our programs, you’ll be well on your way to being an effective leader and manager in your chosen professional health and kinesiology fields. Our environment is one that is positive, encouraging, and challenging, and we utilize different theories, practices, research and services in our curriculum delivery.


What’s out there for me in terms of employment?

Health and Kinesiology grads have access to a wealth of career options. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects an upward trend in the amount of available jobs over the next 10 years. Median salaries range from $23,000-$74,000.

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