Program Description

 

Founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, McMurry University is a vibrant and comprehensive center of undergraduate education. McMurry has a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of its faculty, students and graduates. The University enrolls more than 1,000 students and has an average class size of 16. No graduate assistants teach courses and 77% of our professors have achieved the highest degree in their academic discipline.

Offering a diverse academic curriculum students can choose from 45 majors in the arts, business, education and the sciences as well as our pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, engineering, law, pharmacy, physical therapy and others. The three-week May Term gives students an opportunity to explore a subject outside their major, and the Servant Leadership Program teaches students about ethics and helps develop leadership qualities.

 

Kinesiology & Health Fitness

The Department of Kinesiology and Health Fitness offers the following majors: All Level Physical Education, Exercise Science and Human Performance, Athletics Sports Medicine, and Interdisciplinary Studies. Students can Minor in Exercise and Sports Studies or Administration of Coaching.

he Department of Kinesiology and Health Fitness is led by a group of dedicated, experienced faculty members who pride themselves on their professional accomplishments. The faculty members are experts in:

  • Accident Prevention and Care of Injuries
  • Advanced Techniques of Athletic Training
  • Assessment of Athletic Injuries
  • Exercise Science
  • Instructional Strategies for Secondary School PE
  • Legal Issues in Sport and PE
  • Laboratory Testing in Exercise Science
  • Nutrition for the Health Sciences
  • Physiology of Exercise
  • Rhythmical Activity
  • Therapeutic Modalities & Rehab of Injuries
  • and more!

About McMurry University

Founded in 1923 as a United Methodist institution, McMurry University is a vibrant and comprehensive center of undergraduate education. McMurry has a national reputation for excellence and value through the achievements of its faculty, students and graduates. The University enrolls more than 1,000 students and has an average class size of 16. No graduate assistants teach courses and 77% of our professors have achieved the highest degree in their academic discipline. Offering a diverse academic curriculum students can choose from 45 majors in the arts, business, education and the sciences as well as our pre-professional programs in medicine, dentistry, engineering, law, pharmacy, physical therapy and others. The three-week May Term gives students an opportunity to explore a subject outside their major, and the Servant Leadership Program teaches students about ethics and helps develop leadership qualities.