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Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology

Navigate Your Future in Health and Fitness

Begin your journey in health and fitness with the Department of Health Sciences and Kinesiology at Georgia Southern University. Here, you’ll find a wide range of undergraduate and graduate programs, from athletic training to sports management, tailored to fit your career goals. 

As you delve into fields like exercise science and nutrition, our programs focus on enhancing your academic and professional development, setting you on the path to a successful career in the health sector.

Explore a Range of Academic Paths in Health Sciences and Kinesiology

Dive into a variety of academic programs in health sciences and kinesiology at Georgia Southern University, with choices ranging from minors in coaching and health informatics to majors in exercise science, health sciences, and sport management.

Degree Programs

Waters College Scholarships

Scholarship opportunities are also available for students pursuing a degree in the Waters College of Health Professions.

Career-Prep Options

Students can pursue additional opportunities outside of the classroom, such as internships, to better prepare themselves for a career after graduation.

Student Advisory Involvement

Join the Student Advisory Council to represent your peers and contribute to new ideas that can be shared directly with the department chair and faculty.

Health and Sports Careers

$66,263 – $78,179

Average Salaries

Our Health Sciences, Nutrition & Food Science, Sport Management, and Exercise Science programs pave the way for diverse careers. Graduates become Medical Technologists, Registered Dietitians, Athletic Directors, Physical Therapists, Personal Trainers, and more with salaries ranging from $66,263 to $78,179. Employers like Emory Healthcare and Atlanta Hawks value our alumni.