About

The Department of Health & Kinesiology (HLKN) is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and is ranked first in class count and student enrollment generating over 85,000 credit hours and 158,000 weighted student credit hours each year.  The department is comprised of four divisions:HealthKinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program that offer a number of degree programs and outreach programs for continuing education of students and the community.  

HLKN is an active member of the American Kinesiology Association (AKA). The department joins in the efforts of the AKA to promote the discipline of Kinesiology as a field of study and to highlight its applications that affect all through research to enhance people 's health.

As one of four departments in the College of Education & Human Development, HLKN is currently home to more than 2,950 undergraduate majors, 300 minors, 285 graduate students, 95 faculty members, 43 staff members and 85 graduate assistants.

Aggies COMMIT

At Texas A&M University, we want our to students understand that receiving an education means they commit not only to learning while in Aggieland, but learning for a lifetime and preparing to assume roles in responsible leadership and service to society.
 

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Research

HLKN is actively engaged in the submission and procurement of external funding to support its research work; conducting, presenting and publishing research and scholarly works; and, disseminating research findings to the scientific and lay communities.

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Vision & History

Now the largest academic department at Texas A&M University, Health and Kinesiology has a long, vibrant history.

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Welcome from the Department Head

Howdy!   Welcome to the Department of Health and Kinesiology at Texas A&M University.

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