Kinesiology/Physical Education

Kinesiology/Physical Education

Do you love sports and fitness? Do you love learning about the body? Do you care about all dimensions wellness? If you answered yes to any of these questions, chances are you should consider studying the field of kinesiology.

Kinesiology is the study of human movement, and it plays a vitally important role in the lives of everyone.

The Kinesiology Department at Midland College is devoted to studying the history of the field, current trends, and what the future may hold for students. All courses offered seek to engage students in thought-provoking lecture as well as hands on experience related to course content. As a kinesiology major, you will learn to live a healthier and higher quality of life.

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Program Details

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Apply for General Scholarships through the Financial Aid Portal

FAFSA Requirement

The student's FAFSA application must be on file with MC Financial Aid to access the Financial Aid Portal and apply for scholarships.

If the student's FAFSA application is not on file with MC Financial Aid, the student needs to complete the FAFSA application, and once processed, will have access to complete the general scholarship application.

FAFSA Information

How to Apply

  1. Go to our Financial Aid Portal, by clicking this link: Financial Aid Portal
  2. Log in using your SSN and Password. If this is your first time, click the "First Time User" link under the Submit button in the "Log In" box.
  3. Click the menu button at the top left-hand corner.
  4. Select the Scholarship Application.

For additional scholarship details and deadlines, visit the General Scholarships page.

General Scholarships


Want to earn a Bachelor's Degree while staying right here at MC?

The Sul Ross @ MC Distance Program allows students to complete 11 different Baccalaureate degrees from Sul Ross State University while staying on the Midland College campus. Transfer up to 90 hours of lower level coursework directly into your selected degree plan. Advanced courses are presented via interactive televised lectures or web-based classes given by Sul Ross faculty, with labs being taught by Midland College faculty. 

MC/SRSU Program


Midland College has articulation agreements with a variety of schools and programs to assist our students with transferring to a university. Our curriculum maps, located in the catalog, provide a guided path for general transfer to our top five receiving institutions; however, your Pathways Advisor can assist you with a personalized plan for your specific transfer based on university and program. It is strongly recommended and encouraged that you contact your Pathways Advisor for assistance with course selection if you plan to transfer.

Kinesiology Departments of other universities in Texas

American Physical Therapy Association Directory

many career Options

  • Adapted Physical Activity Director
  • Aquatics Director
  • Athletic Administration in School or College
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Biomechanist
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Coaching at School or College
  • Director of Youth Camps/ Sport Programs
  • Epidemiologist – Physical Activity
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Instructor or Program Director at Commercial Fitness Center
  • Fitness Instructor or Program Director of Corporate Fitness Center
  • Fitness Instructor or Sports Director at Resort
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Doctor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Education Teacher at School or College
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Professor of Kinesiology, Physical Education
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiration Therapist
  • Sport Management
  • Sport Psychologist for Performance Enhancement
  • Sports Information Director
  • Sports Journalist
  • Sports Marketing
  • Sports Officiating
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach

Visit the course catalog for the most complete and up-to-date information.



Department Chair

Sheena Thompson
Physical Education Building
Room 119
(432) 685-4579


Kinesiology Faculty Contact Information


Division Office


Abell-Hanger Science Faculty Building
Room 124
(432) 685-4561
Building Floor Plan (pdf)




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