Online Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology
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Empowering Students to Transform Our World.
East Central University’s online Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology program offers you the opportunity to earn a unique degree that instills the knowledge and skills to reach your potential. With our interdisciplinary program, you can prepare to achieve your career goals in the health, well-being, special population and fitness fields. Additionally, you can develop competencies for owning a training business and conducting research in this field.
ECU Online delivers rewarding experiences and affordable tuition, all in a convenient format that fits your life. To help lower your tuition further, we offer a generous transfer policy for students with previous college credits.
Finish in 2 to 4 Years
94 Transfer Credits Accepted
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Kinesiology Courses Strengthened by Hands-on Experiences
Kinesiology is the study of human movement. ECU Online’s program delves into this subject through online coursework that offers a flexible schedule as you learn. You will also complete an 80-hour practicum to gain real-world experience in the field. The online courses include:
Continue Your Education in a Flexible Format
ECU’s online programs offer the ultimate flexibility. You will take classes in a format that allows you to advance your education and continue meeting your work and life commitments. In addition to convenience, you will benefit from rigorous academics and rewarding options for engaging classmates.
Move Your Career in an Exciting Direction
Studying Kinesiology enables you to pursue exciting, rewarding careers focusing on helping others feel their best. After graduation, you can consider a wide range of fields, including fitness, hospital wellness, sports medicine and physical therapy.
Careers Related to Kinesiology
- Fitness and Wellness Director: $55,526 per year1
- Recreation Director: $48,764 per year2
- Athletic Trainer: $48,420 per year3
- Personal Trainer: $40,700 per year4
In 1909, East Central University was established in eastern Oklahoma to provide teacher certification training. Since then, ECU has grown considerably and now offers many undergraduate and graduate degrees. As the alma mater of business leaders, elected officials, artists, scientists and astronauts, ECU continues to provide innovative learning experiences on campus and online.
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East Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.
- Payscale. “Average Director, Fitness & Wellness Salary.” Retrieved October 20, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/.
- Payscale. “Average Recreation Director Salary.” Retrieved October 20, 2022, from https://www.payscale.com/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Athletic Trainers.” Retrieved October 20, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. “Fitness Trainers and Instructors.” Retrieved October 20, 2022, from https://www.bls.gov/.