Online Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology

Stretch your career possibilities

  • Hands-on training
  • Generous transfer credit
  • 100% online

East Central University’s online Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology offers you the opportunity to earn a unique degree that prepares you with the knowledge and skills necessary to reach your professional goals. The study of human movement, kinesiology is an interdisciplinary field that promotes career outcomes in health, well being, special population, fitness, owning your own personal training business and research. ECU Online’s program is offered in a combination of online coursework and practicum training, giving you the optimal combination of schedule flexibility and practical learning.

94 Transfer Credits Accepted

Career Outlook

Kinesiology is a rewarding field that improves lives. Graduates may find work in the following roles:

  • Certified personal trainer
  • Certified athletic trainer
  • Athletic researcher
  • Corporate wellness center director
  • Health & fitness center manager
  • Strength & conditioning coach
  • Recreation program director
  • Recreational tourism director

Start Dates

Spring A

Jan. 9

Spring B

Mar. 6

Broadly applicable curriculum

Kinesiology prepares you for careers in a wide range of areas, such as fitness, hospital wellness, sports medicine and physical therapy.

Hands-on training

An 80-hour practicum gives you the opportunity to gain real-world experience in the field.

Generous transfer credit

ECU Online allows up to 94 credits to transfer, meaning you’ll have the opportunity to graduate faster than ever.

Accreditations and Affiliations

Higher Learning Commission

East Central University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education.

About East Central University

Founded in 1909, East Central University was originally established in eastern Oklahoma for the purpose of teacher certification training. Since that time, ECU has grown into a full-fledged university, offering a range of undergraduate and graduate degrees. As the alma mater of business leaders, elected officials, artists, scientists, astronauts and countless others, ECU remains one of the best institutions in the state for students to experience innovative learning through on-campus and online communities.

We educate and empower students to understand and transform our world.

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