Kinesiology majors have the opportunity for a rewarding career where they improve people’s lives. They learn how the body works, how to help treat injuries, and how to use their skills as medicine for their patients and customers.

The Kinesiology careers employment outlook is estimated to grow much faster than average* due to increased demand as health care providers promote exercise and preventative care. (*Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/exercise-physiologists.html)

UT Permian Basin Department of Kinesiology is based in the new D. Kirk Edwards Family Human Performance Building located in the north side of campus. This state-of-the-art facility opened in 2020, giving students access to cutting-edge, professional-grade equipment including hot and cold hydrotherapy pools and a biomechanics lab equipped with the latest tools to prepare students for a professional career.

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