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Kinesiology, BS
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Kinesiology is a discipline emphasizing the study of human movement as it relates to health, physical activity and exercise, disease prevention and treatment, and physical rehabilitation. Using human models and reflecting research ranging from basic to applied, undergraduate students in the program gain a disciplinary knowledge of the anatomical, biomechanical, developmental, neural, physiological and psychological mechanisms underlying human movement. A degree in kinesiology prepares students for graduate study in physical or occupational therapy, physician assistant programs, medicine, and other health-related professional programs.

Program Offered

Kinesiology, BS

Offered by
College of Health Solutions

Location
Downtown, Lake Havasu City

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Career Outlook

An undergraduate degree in kinesiology prepares students for graduate study in a variety of clinical and research occupations including:

  • chiropractor
  • dentist
  • occupational therapist
  • physical therapist
  • physician
  • physician assistant

Example Careers

Students who complete this degree program may be prepared for the following careers. Advanced degrees or certifications may be required for academic or clinical positions. Career examples include but are not limited to:


Career*growth*median salary
Chiropractors 12.5%$68,640
Dentists, General 19.4%$151,440
Exercise Physiologists 13.1%$49,090
Family and General Practitioners 14.3%$198,740
Occupational Therapists 23.8%$83,200
Optometrists 17.9%$110,300
Pharmacists5.6%$124,170
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians 11.4%#
Physical Therapists 28%$86,850
Physician Assistants 37.3%$104,860
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 11.4%#

* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).

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