Stephen F. Austin State University


The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science is one of five departments in the . The department prepares health science, kinesiology and dance teachers as well as non-teaching professionals, in areas such as community health, corporate fitness, athletic training, etc., and also is responsible for the development of total fitness and recreational sports skills for the university community through programs of fitness and lifetime sports. In addition, programs leading to endorsement and certification are offered in the areas of athletic training, first aid and water safety. The department offers opportunity for the preparation of athletic coaches. SFA's was the first department in Texas to receive accreditation from the in the undergraduate kinesiology program. The graduate program is accredited by this same group. The health science program has received accreditation from the American Association of Health Education (AAHE).

Majors & Minors

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Science provides the following programs:


Graduates of the program will:

Student Organizations