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Department of Kinesiology

Kinesiology refers to "the study of human movement." The B.S. in Kinesiology at Cal State San Marcos prepares students for a wide variety of careers in the areas of rehabilitation, wellness, fitness, public health, and education.  The M.S. in Kinesiology provides education and training for careers requiring an advanced degree, as well as preparation for doctoral study.  The department of Kinesiology is a member of the American Kinesiology Association.

Kinesiology is an IMPACTED undergraduate program. Supplemental admission criteria are required for entry into the program. Visit "Impaction Status" for more information.

Graduate Program: If you are interested in applying for Fall 2020 admission to the MS program, you can learn how to apply, and you can join our interest list.  We will begin reviewing applications on February 15, 2020.

Physical Education Minor: If you are pursuing a career as a health or physical educator, or perhaps interested in becoming a personal trainer or coach, you may want to consider adding this minor to your degree. Please contact Dr. Stuhr ( with all inquiries.

Find out more about our Accelerated B.S. Program. If you are not admitted into the impacted program, or just want to finish your degree sooner, please consider this option!

Summer Internship at Hurley: CSUSM Kinesiology in the News

Summer Internship at Hurley
CSUSM Kinesiology in the News

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Fall Prevention in the Elderly
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