Why KHS?

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.


The Graduate Research Symposium and Exhibit and the Poster Symposium for Undergraduate Research and Creativity are centerpiece events for VCU Research Weeks every year, highlighting the work of student researchers. (Tom Kojcsich, Enterprise Marketing and Communications)

May 2, 2023

From smoking to scenic rivers, VCU students spotlight their insight at research symposiums

Graduate and undergraduate researchers showcase their creativity and welcome the feedback.

April 26, 2023

‘Learn, discover, and innovate’: VCU celebrates the opening of its new STEM building

VCU held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its 168,000-square-foot building dedicated to STEM with space for more than 10,000 students who will take up to 70 courses each semester.

A rendering of the College of Humanities and Sciences’ new 168,000-square-foot STEM building.

April 18, 2023

VCU to celebrate opening of new STEM building

The 168,000-square-foot building, located at the site of the former Franklin Street Gym, will expand lab, classroom and office space for the College of Humanities and Sciences.

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