About the Department
To promote physical activity and health for all through excellence in teaching, research, and service.
1. Inspire Student Learning and Success
We incorporate effective and innovative teaching practices in classroom, research, and community settings. We are committed to ensuring that students develop critical thinking skills that have real-world applications, and prepare them for their chosen careers. We are committed to mentoring our students to fulfill their potential.
2. Excel in Discovery and Innovation
We create, apply and share new knowledge to solve problems and inform evidence-based practice. We conduct impactful multidisciplinary research following the highest scientific and ethical standards.
3. Serve and Partner with Communities
We collaborate with local, state, national, and international communities to advance science, enhance student learning, and strengthen community wellbeing. We believe in creating sustainable relationships that recognize the importance of shared decision-making.
4. Promote Equity in Everything We Do
We strive to identify, understand and address explicit and implicit barriers to equity. We examine our individual biases, practice humility, and foster respect and transparency in our collective work.
5. Foster a Fair, Transparent, and Fulfilling Workplace
We believe a workplace must support teamwork, respect for one another, and diversity of backgrounds. We accept our responsibility to ensure that all our activities are open and transparent and that decisions are justified. We enjoy our work and appreciate being part of a department that is working for the common good of improving lives
The Department of Kinesiology and Public Health offers the following degree programs: