Department of Kinesiology


Access to health and sports organizations

UIndy partners with some of the most prestigious sporting events in the world, which means you’ll be learning from top professionals in the field. In addition, close proximity to top health resources in the Indianapolis area allows ample opportunity for further practical application beyond the classroom. See how UIndy students have gotten ahead through internships

Solid foundation for graduate studies

Our kinesiology majors and special industry certifications provide you with the essential building blocks for graduate work in occupational or physical therapy, medicine, exercise physiology, sports administration and other related fields. A majority of UIndy students who applied have been accepted into reputable graduate programs.

Check out our Master’s in Sport Management program.

Distinguished certifications

Exclusive to UIndy, the Healthy Diploma program is designed to help you “go the distance” in your job search by reaching key benchmarks in your own health and fitness levels. This certification demonstrates to potential employers that you’re more likely to achieve performance expectations by being a true role model for an active, healthy lifestyle.

Classroom to major league

Former UIndy baseball pitcher and exercise science major Tyler Norton traded his Greyhounds uniform for the signature wear of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read the news story to find out how he scored a dream position in strength and conditioning!

UIndy’s sport management programs are the first in Indiana to be accredited by the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation.

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