Kinesiology and Health Sciences is a rapidly growing field for those who are passionate about healthy lifestyles, including human movement, and its relationship to enhancing quality of life and performance through the lifespan.
Our degree programs will prepare you for a number of exciting career opportunities in health care, fitness, research and more. Through in-class study, hands-on laboratories and real-world clinical experiences, you'll learn about the physiology and biomechanics of the human body, as well as the principles of disease trends and health care management.
Read more about the value of a degree in kinesiology and health sciences.
Nov. 8, 2023
Navy veteran and VCU doctoral student Jennifer Weggen is serving her military colleagues on many fronts
Her research focus on PTSD, traumatic brain injury and heart health, and her work with student and alumni military groups, reflect a longstanding passion with family roots.
Study in our new STEM building
The new facility features a variety of unique learning environments for KHS students, including a resistance and biomechanics laboratory, as well as a running track and exercise equipment for movement science experiments.