How do I make an appointment to see a Kinesiology (KIN) Advisor?

December 10, 2018

To make appointments with Amy Tratt, Becky Olsen, Jennifer Watson or Justin Wolfe, visit the Kinesiology Student Affairs website. Express Advising times are available on Wednesdays from 8:30-11:30 AM and 1:30-4:30 PM.  Advisors are located in 134 Erickson Hall. If you are not a current MSU student and would like to meet with a Kinesiology advisor,… Read More »

What is Kinesiology?

December 10, 2018

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. Kinesiology majors will explore the anatomical, biomechanical, physiological, sociocultural, and… Read More »

Can I major in Athletic Training at MSU?

December 10, 2018

The Michigan State University Athletic Training program has transitioned from a bachelor’s to a master’s level program. Incoming students cannot choose Athletic Training as a major preference, but are encouraged to complete a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology in preparation for an Athletic Training graduate program.

What are the Honors options and guidelines for Kinesiology students?

November 15, 2018

Honors College students and Academic Scholars may add an Honors Option to eligible courses at MSU.  Students should complete a form with the instructor that specifies the work to be completed.  Instructors must be contacted at the beginning of the semester for approval. See the Honors College website for information, procedures and  guidelines.  You can… Read More »

How can I gain experience as a Kinesiology major?

November 1, 2018

Job shadowing and networking can help you find the best fit for your interests.  Reaching out to professionals in your field of interest can give you an inside look at careers and opportunities.  Keep a log or journal of your experiences. Getting involved with research at MSU allows students to cultivate relationships with faculty who… Read More »

Will any of my 800 Level courses apply to a Masters Program?

September 16, 2016

If you apply to MSU Special Education program and are accepted, all 12 credits from your internship program may count if you have passed these courses with a 3.0 or better. You then have 5 years from your earliest course to complete your masters requirements. Some, but not all of your 800 level internship courses… Read More »

Can I be placed at the middle school or high school level?

September 16, 2016

Elementary Education majors cannot intern at the middle school level.  Secondary Education and Special Education candidates have the opportunity if there are mentor teachers available. The intern must pass their teaching subject MTTC in order to be placed at the middle school level. If an intern wants a placement for high school, this would be… Read More »