Dr. Ryan, Professor

There has never been a more exciting time to pursue a career in kinesiology as a path in this field opens up a myriad of different opportunities.

Whatever your intended profession, one thing is clear; the U.S. needs students like you to enhance the health and well-being of the general public. From an increasing elderly population to a larger number of obese youth, there is no shortage of careers from which you can choose.

What makes the program unique?

◆ Kinesiology includes an array of disciplines such as exercise physiology, strength & conditioning, biomechanics, health and wellness, nutrition, neuromechanics and much more.
◆ Our program provides marketable skills and knowledge, preparation for advancement on the job, and a strong foundation for graduate study.
◆ The capstone project allows each student to apply the concepts of kinesiology and simulate many aspects related to careers in this area.
◆ A culminating internship program is completed in kinesiology during the student’s senior year.

What sets faculty apart from other colleges?

◆ Faculty members are experienced practitioners in their field.
◆ The professors and Dean work closely with students to provide personal and individual advising guidance throughout their college career, later serving as a career reference.


◆ A Human Performance Lab provides state of the art metabolic testing, body composition analysis, EMG/ECG function, as well as anaerobic and aerobic program design.
◆ The Fitness Center in the Al Wheeler Activity Center provides opportunities for engaging, hands-on practice of techniques.