If you have a passion for healthy living and physical activity, why not promote public wellness and physical education by training to be a coach, teacher, personal trainer, health facility manager, or recreation director. Or you can prepare for graduate study in physical or occupational therapy, exercise physiology, or sports medicine. Fire Science enables you to progress in your career as a firefighter. Small class sizes mean lots of hands-on, active learning with professors who take a personal interest in their students’ well being and success.
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Southwestern Acrobat Team - SWAT - Annual Homeshow
Theme is "You - a tribute to the past"
Inviting all SWAT & SACrobats alumni to practice with the team and join the show.
Alumni practice only- 5pm, Friday, April 6
Homeshow (for public) - 8pm, Saturday, April 7
Coach Chad Hutchinson
ALUMNI'S FOUNDATION UPDATES BAINUM FIELD
SWAU Hosts Free Health Expo
SWAU MOVES UP IN U.S. NEWS BEST COLLEGES RANKINGS
Growing the Fire Science Department: God Still Answers Prayers
Student Experience: Fire Science Program
A degree from the Kinesiology department prepares you for work in a hospital, school, fitness center, gymnasium, or in firefighting leadership. It also serves as preparation for graduate education in physical or occupational therapy, exercise physiology, or sports medicine. Additional certifications offered in connection with degrees in the Kinesiology department increase employment opportunities.
Sample Job Titles
- Physical Therapist
- Exercise Physiologist
- Recreational Director
- Athletic Administrator
- Fitness Specialist
- Certified Firefighter
- Fire Inspector
- Fire Investigator
Expected employment growth of physical therapists 2010 to 2020