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Major in Kinesiology at UW Oshkosh

Kinesiology students at UW Oshkosh gain the knowledge, skills and abilities to work as professionals in exercise and fitness and/or strength and conditioning. 

There are three emphases for the Kinesiology major:

Exercise and Fitness

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Kinesiology Major utilizes a strong scientific base and experiential learning component for students interested in the field of Kinesiology, the science of human movement.

The Exercise & Fitness Emphasis prepares students to work in the field of Kinesiology with healthy adults and stable patient populations to guide their fitness regimes.

In 2013, the Exercise & Fitness emphasis was awarded full accreditation status through 2018 by the Commission on the Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) through the Committee on the Accreditation for the Exercise Sciences (CoAES).

We are currently the only CAAHEP accredited Exercise Science program in the state of Wisconsin. Please visit our Learning Outcomes page to learn more.

 

Healthcare Science

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Healthcare Science Program utilizes a strong scientific base to prepare students for further education in graduate or professional programs. Students in this program go on to attend medical school, physical therapy school, chiropractic school, etc.  


Strength and Conditioning

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Kinesiology major and Strength and Conditioning emphasis utilizes a strong scientific base and experiential learning component for students interested in the field of Kinesiology, the science of human movement.

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