Bachelor of Science


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Learn how our 100% online programs can help you get ahead in the exercise science field.

Application Deadline: June 23, 2023
Classes Start: June 28, 2023


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Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Program Details

Our 100% online Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program allows you to complete your degree from anywhere in the world. You never have to log in at a specific time to complete coursework, which means you can earn your degree while also attending to work and your personal life. Class sizes are kept small, so you can connect with your professors and peers.

Why Pursue a Kinesiology Degree?

An undergraduate degree in kinesiology provides students with a fundamental background in health promotion and disease prevention. Over the last thirty years the rates of obesity and chronic disease have been rising rapidly in both adults and children. An undergraduate program in kinesiology will prepare students to work to curb the national obesity epidemic, improve human movement function, and meet the needs of aging individuals. This degree is the first step on the pathway for a career in physical therapy.

Institutional Accreditation

Concordia University Chicago is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission to award baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees.

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology Career Outlook

A variety of career paths are attainable with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology. Graduates go on to serve in a variety of capacities in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership careers.

Many of our students pursue careers in exercise science fields such as these areas. Some of the following require additional education and certification, but a kinesiology degree will lay the groundwork for them:

  • Biomechanist
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Chiropractor
  • Dietitian
  • Dietetic Assistant
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Health Coach
  • Personal Trainer

Admission Requirements


Required Courses 36 Credit Hours

KIN 1000 Physiological Basis of Exercise
KIN 1200 Applied Kinesiology
KIN 1400 Health and Fitness Assessment|
KIN 2000 Health Risk Appraisal
KIN 2200 Nutrition, Exercise, and Behavior
KIN 2400 Principles of Strength and Conditioning
KIN 3000 Managing Lifetime Fitness
KIN 3200 Health and Fitness Programming Management I
KIN 3400 Health and Fitness Programming Management II
KIN 4000 Exercise Psychology
KIN 4200 Special Topics in Kinesiology
KIN 4400 Exercise Leadership

Start Date

June 28, 2023

Deadline to Apply

June 23, 2023

Cost Per Credit


James Crager

BS Kinesiology, Class of 2019

“Kinesiology, for me, is a gateway for getting into Physician Assistant school. With my busy schedule of being a husband, father of two, and a full time employee, Concordia’s Accelerated Degree Program afforded me the opportunity to take classes as a full time student with an already busy lifestyle.”