Kinesiology is a science-based major and there is a lot you can explore about the field before you start taking classes at MSU. We encourage you to review the information on the Kinesiology website regarding major admission and tips for preparing while still in high school.
There is a broad range of careers available to Kinesiology graduates. Students may choose to explore options relating to: Health, wellness and fitness Athletic Training Athlete development, strength and conditioning Clinical patient care Research Athletic administration, sport management, marketing and promotion Adaptive Physical Activity Some career pathways will require post-graduate course work and/or certification. Students are… Read More »
Direct transfer admission refers to admission to the Kinesiology major in the College of Education concurrent with admission to Michigan State University. Kinesiology majors must have an overall 2.0 GPA and complete a five-course core with a minimum GPA of 2.0 in each class by the time they reach junior status (56 credits). Transfer students… Read More »
The College of Education does not have a scholarship specifically for transfer students; however, we do offer scholarships for admitted undergraduate students. Scholarships are funded by gifts from faculty, staff, alumni and friends of the College.
Non-MSU students who want to schedule advising appointments can call our office at (517) 353-9680 to request a telephone or in-person appointment. In addition, prospective secondary education students should plan to meet with an advisor in their degree major (e.g., Mathematics, English, Interdisciplinary Social Science, etc.). To find contact information for individual departments, please use… Read More »
You must first apply to Michigan State University through MSU’s on-line application for undergraduate admission and indicate your intention to earn a teaching certificate. Students interested in becoming elementary teachers should select Education or Special Education (Learning Disabilities) as their major. Students interested in becoming secondary teachers should select the major corresponding to the subject… Read More »
Information, including the process for adding a Minor through the Kinesiology Department, is posted on the College website. Health Promotion: Non-KIN majors can add the Minor in Health Promotion any time between September 1 and March 1 each year. You will find information, requirements and the process for adding the credential on the College of… Read More »
If you cannot be admitted to Kinesiology when you reach 56 credits (junior status) you will need to change your major. The University requires students with 56 or more credits to be admitted to a degree-granting program. It is very important to meet with a Kinesiology advisor to discuss your options if you haven’t met… Read More »
There is no formal application process for admission to the Kinesiology major. However, students must successfully complete a set of required core math and science courses before reaching junior status. Students must earn a grade of at least 2.0 in the following: CEM 141 – General Chemistry KIN 216 – Applied Human Anatomy (or ANTR350)… Read More »
To explore Kinesiology, visit the Department website at http://www.education.msu.edu/kin/undergraduate/kinesiology/. Students interested in learning more about Kinesiology should meet with an academic advisor. Appointments can be made online at https://msu.campus.eab.com. You will need to select “EDUCATION COLLEGE ADVISING” as your service category at the very start, then work your way through the selection of an advisor and time.