Kinesiology Degree

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Kinesiology Degree at Northwest Nazarene University

Northwest Nazarene University offers a challenging curriculum through the kinesiology degree program that successfully prepares students for careers in the health and wellness fields. The foundation provided by NNU and the Kinesiology Department will create opportunities for students to enter the fields of physical education, coaching, corporate fitness, personal training, health and recreation, as well as preparing them for post-graduate work upon receiving their kinesiology degree.

Our faculty's primary responsibility is teaching. All of our kinesiology degree classes are taught by faculty with expertise and experience in their respective fields. Our faculty strive to develop positive interpersonal relationships with our majors believing that the investment they make are investments for a lifetime. Both academic excellence and strong spiritual development are primary goals for our graduates. Majors are given opportunity for hands on experience in a variety of courses through field and laboratory experiences, internships, and student teaching. Courses are designed and implemented to maximize interactive learning and participation.

Northwest Nazarene University graduates have successful and varied career opportunities upon receiving their kinesiology degree. They have consistently demonstrated competence in their respective fields as well as in their leadership skills.

Potential Career Paths

  • Wellness Director
  • Coach
  • Personal Trainer
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Health & Physical Education Teacher