KINESIOLOGY is the scientific study of human movement—anatomy, physiology and mechanics.

About the Program

At MNU, you will be prepared to enter careers that promote and restore health through exercise, healthy lifestyle changes, and rehabilitation methods. We focus on helping you move toward careers in a variety of paths including:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Athletic Training
  • Chiropractic
  • Health promotion and fitness/exercise

We prepare students to go on to professional or graduate school or enter the work force where they can integrate faith with their professions.

Top Notch Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a state-of-the-art health and fitness complex in MNU’s Cook Center.

Bell Family Arena
Bell Family Arena seats more than 1,000 fans and is home court for men’s and women’s basketball and volleyball.
Dixon weight room
Dixon weight room houses Strength & Conditioning, used by all MNU athletic teams and student trainers.
The Athletic Training room
The Athletic Training room is a hub for hands-on training; student athletes receive a variety of services here.
SwimEx Aquatic Therapy pool
Our SwimEx Aquatic Therapy pool is located in the Athletic Training room.
Sports Lab taping room
Classes in Cook Center have a hands-on approach to prepare students for working in the field.
Athletic trainer on football field
Athletic Training students are assigned to work on the field with MNU athletic teams.
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Your future


Touching many areas of human movement and mechanics, you could become a(n):

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Wellness Coach
  • Chiropractor
  • Physical Therapist
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness Manager

Employers & Internships

Some of our recent Kinesiology grads have landed jobs at:

  • Kansas City Chiefs
  • Southern Arkansas University

Related Majors

Other majors you may also be interested in learning more about:


Small class sizes at MNU with faculty from a variety of athletic backgrounds enhance your overall learning experience.

You Can Succeed Here

Pioneer alumni are working in industries and cities around the world. During their time at MNU, they developed the skills and knowledge to succeed. Transformed by Christ to serve others – that’s real success.