TLU offers students the opportunity to better their bodies as well as their minds in our liberal arts-focused kinesiology degree program. With a wide variety of programs, students can specialize in teaching or coaching, exercise science, sport & fitness management, or a general kinesiology focus.
Unlike other kinesiology schools, TLU’s program offers a balanced university experience, encouraging students to develop advanced knowledge and skills in a variety of disciplines while pursuing their kinesiology goals. The kinesiology program offers credit for sports such as volleyball and golf and recreational activities such as hiking and kayaking.
Kinesiology offers Skill Activities Courses that allow you to get credit for the sports and recreational activities you love.
- Team Sports: Basketball, Softball, Volleyball
- Individual and Dual Sports: Aerobic Fitness, Golf, Racquetball, Tennis, Weight Training
- Dance and Aquatics: Folk Dance, Lifeguard Training, Scuba Diving (Basic, Advanced, Master Diver Certification), Swimming and Emergency Rescue
- Outdoor Recreation: Canoeing and Kayaking, Hiking and Backpacking, Mountain Biking
Kinesiology students at Texas Lutheran University have access to state-of-the-art motion analysis equipment in the Keiffer Kinesiology Lab. This kind of cutting-edge technology prepares kinesiology graduates with experience relevant to their career goals.
Students can use advanced 3-D equipment to film, digitize, and analyze a subject’s performance and aptitude. Students may also work alongside faculty as lab assistants on major research projects, seek internships with sports medicine or kinesiology professionals in the community, or draft their own independent research projects for possible publication.
The Kinesiology Professional Organization (KPO) offers kinesiology students additional opportunities to get involved and network within the field.
Download the Specialization Degree Plans for a B.S. in Kinesiology below:
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Degree Program
Kinesiology focuses on how humans move. This will ensure your athletic training practice is based on a deep understanding of the body. Learn more about the BS in Kinesiology
Sports & Fitness Management
Master of Athletic Training Program
TLU also offers a competitive entry, professional level program in which students earn a Master of Athletic Training (MAT). The program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE) and upon completion, students are eligible for national certification through the Board of Certification (BOC) and for Texas State Licensure.