The Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences Department is housed within the College of Health Sciences. The department consists of both the athletic training and exercise and sports science programs. Each program has laboratory space for experiential learning activities. Students also engage in research studies with faculty in areas ranging from biomechanics, concussions and sports performance.
Points of distinction for the Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences program:
- A wide variety of classes – Motor Control, Pedagogy of Outdoor Sports, Clinical Methodology
- Opportunities to focus on an area of interest related to the degree – e.g., curriculum/instruction or sport administration
- Study abroad opportunities – faculty-led programs and semester abroad options
- Interact daily with faculty who are active in their field and in professional associations
- Research opportunities as part of the Tulsa Undergraduate Research Challenge (TURC) program
The Department of Kinesiology and Rehabilitative Sciences (KRS) offers four tracks leading to an exercise and sports science degree. Graduates are prepared to work in a variety of current and emerging healthcare and fitness fields. The department also offers a master of science in athletic training, as well as an accelerated program which offer both the B.S. in Exercise and Sports Science and the M.A.T. (Master of Athletic Training).