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
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.