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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.


Learning and Teaching Kinesiology in Fitness and Healthier Living Learning and Teaching Kinesiology in Conditioning Learning and Teaching Kinesiology in Development


Program Details

To apply for any MC Scholarship through AcademicWorks:

1. APPLY at https://midland.academicworks.com
2. Confirm the link sent to your email and complete application
3. Check your MC student email for notifications of award
4. Accept award & write your electronic thank you letter to the donor

*Already receiving a scholarship? Don't forget to update your application each semester! You will receive an email when it is time to do so.


Want to earn a Bachelor 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.


American Physical Therapy Association Directory

Individuals who study kinesiology find many available options for careers:

  • 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.


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Thank you for choosing Midland College! If you are here to collect a few credits, take courses to transfer, or here to start a new career, we welcome you.

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