To explore Kinesiology and Athletic Training, visit the Department website at http://www.educ.msu.edu/kin/ and select your major when you click on the “Programs” tab. Contact a department advisor for information on our majors, minors and degree requirements. Contact information is posted on the website at http://education.msu.edu/kin/undergrad/Advising/default.asp.
To make appointments with Amy Tratt, Becky Olsen, Jennifer Watson or Mike Haslett, visit http://www.educ.msu.edu/kin/undergrad/Advising/default.asp. KIN advisors expect students to make an advising appointment before or soon after declaring the Kinesiology major. A major change is a big decision and not one to be taken without discussion and advising assistance. If KIN advisor schedules are… Read More »
Kinesiology, derived from the Greek words kinesis (movement) and kinein (to move), is the science of human movement. Kinesiology as a discipline focuses on physical activity and applies scientifically based principles to the analysis, preservation and enhancement of human movement in all settings and populations. The Kinesiology Department is home to two outstanding Bachelor of… Read More »
Courses taken to advance or renew a teaching certificate through MSU must be part of a certification plan. The purpose of the certification plan is to enhance your professional development as an educator and provide additional depth in your content area(s). Therefore, coursework must be recent and relevant. There are three options for completing a… Read More »
If you wish to advance to the Professional Certificate or renew your Provisional Certificate through MSU, the majority of credits must be taken through MSU and your coursework must be part of a certification plan. The purpose of the certification plan is to enhance your professional development as an educator and provide additional depth in… Read More »
MSU offers preparation leading to certification for teachers, administrators, school psychologists, and school guidance counselors. In addition, MSU offers preparation leading to occupational certification in a single area: Vocational Agriscience and Natural Resources.
No. It is not possible to complete AT program requirements and participate in varsity sports at Michigan State. Athletic Training majors who are club athletes must complete clinical rotation requirements as assigned.
The accrediting body for Athletic Training (CAATE) requires that a student be assigned to an equipment intensive sport, a lower body sport, an upper body sport, a male and female sport and a general medical rotation. Students must complete 10 hours per semester in a doctor’s office or emergency room. Students follow a matrix which… Read More »
Admission to the Athletic Training major is competitive and selective, with a limited number of students admitted to the professional program each spring. An average of 25 new students are admitted each academic year. Students meeting admission criteria are eligible to apply to the program starting in the spring of the sophomore year. See the Athletic Training… Read More »
Athletic Training is a major within the College of Education’s Kinesiology Department and is designed for students who wish to provide sports medicine services to athletes in athletic and clinical settings. Students in Athletic Training participate in experiences requiring immediate decision making, physician consultation, injury prevention, evaluation and rehabilitation, as well as communication with intercollegiate and high… Read More »