Bachelor of Science

Kinesiology

Pursue a variety of careers in fitness, wellness, sports management and leadership with a Bachelors in Kinesiology from Concordia University Chicago.

Become an Expert in Health & Fitness

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

Application Deadline: Oct. 19, 2022
Classes Start: Oct. 24, 2022

Accelerated

Complete your degree in 12-18 months

100% Online

Anytime, anywhere learning on your schedule

Tuition Guarantee

Your tuition is locked in while continuously enrolled

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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.

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

Start Date

October 24, 2022

Deadline to Apply

October 19, 2022

Cost Per Credit

$415

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.”

Admission Requirements

Curriculum

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