Program Description


Kinesiology: Specialization in Wellness Management majors learn the in-depth knowledge, skills, and procedures essential to becoming a health, wellness and fitness professional. Career opportunities include work in the fields of strength and conditioning, corporate health and wellness, private, public and clinical fitness, personal training and recreation in church, youth and government settings.

Wellness Management is also an excellent choice to start your education and continue on with graduate school choices such as physical therapy, occupational therapy, exercise physiology and many others. The program provides a wide base of knowledge that can be coupled with elective courses in pre-requisites for these programs that can all be completed in 4 years of study.

Advantages and Opportunities

  • Graduates will leave with a comprehensive understanding of wellness and fitness for a wide variety of jobs.
  • Small classes allow for individual attention and a relationship with professors who have a wide range of background and experiences to share with students.
  • Ability to choose your own internship direction to match closely with your career choices.

About Houston Baptist University

Houston Baptist College was created by action of the Baptist General Convention of Texas on November 15, 1960 culminating many years of work and study. The aim of the College founders was the establishment of a Christian College of the highest order in the city of Houston that stressed quality of life as well as quality of learning. As envisioned by its founders and constituents, HBU is growing into a national metropolitan university that emphasizes the integration of faith and learning and a strong liberal arts foundation. The mission of Houston Baptist University is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual, and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord”.