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Kinesiology Department

Studying kinesiology will prepare you for a range of exciting careers, including coaching, sports management, athletic training, and teaching.

Program Overview

From the science of the body’s movements to the hands-on work of training, coaching, and sports management, Evangel’s Kinesiology programs are on the cutting edge of all things athletic. You’ll have the opportunity to learn from experienced professors, coaches, and trainers who can teach you the hows and whys of the intricacies of body movement, training and coaching techniques, and as well as how to manage an athletics programs.

You’ll receive a Christ-centered holistic approach to health, including physical, mental, social, and emotional well-being. You’ll learn the science behind exercise and human movement, patient care, and injury prevention.

Evangel's Kinesiology programs will equip you to train athletes, coach teams, teach, or go on to graduate work in occupational therapy, athletic training, or physical therapy.

Kinesiology Department Program List

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Allied Health (Pre-Athletic Training, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Occupational Therapy)

If you want to help people get back to work or play, this degree will prepare you to be a trainer, occupational therapist, or physical therapist. Major available.

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If you love sports, the coaching minor will give you the ability to influence and help students achieve their best on and off the field. Minor available.

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Exercise Science

The Exercise Science degree will give you the knowledge, experience, and credentials to work as a specialist, training people and keeping them healthy. Major available.

Education Department

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Physical Education (K-12)

If your passion is teaching or coaching students, the Physical Education degree will put you on track to fulfill your calling. Major available.

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Pre-Athletic Training

Pursue a rewarding career as an athletic trainer and combine your passion for helping others with your interest in this wellness-related field. Major available.

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Pre-Occupational Therapy: Allied Health Track

Pursue a career in helping individuals cope with the effects of injury, disease, and disability as they regain independence through our innovative pre-occupational therapy track. Major available.

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Pre-Physical Therapy: Allied Health Track

Pursue a rewarding career as a physical therapist and combine your passion for helping others with your interest in this science-related field. Major available.

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Sport Management

You’ll learn how to succeed in the business of sports, opening up a range of career opportunities, from professional team sports to travel and tourism. Major available.

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Student Testimonial

Photo of Mackenzie Farmer

My four years at Evangel were truly a blessing. The smaller class sizes led to greater, in-depth learning, and, without a doubt, assisted in my acceptance into a Physical Therapy Doctorate Program.

Mackenzie Farmer



Department Chair

Keith Hardy, Ph.D., MPT

Chair / Professor

Full Time Faculty

Kelly Richardson

Program Coordinator Physical Education/Sport Management

Kevin King, Ph.D

Associate Professor

Sarah Walters, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Program Coordinator of Master of Organizational Leadership Program

Adjunct Faculty

Bert Capel

Adjunct Professor

Scott Metcalf

Department Admin

Stacy Hulm

Administrative Assistant