Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies & Physical Education

Administrative Assistant: Ms. Nadia Thomas
Location: Forbes Arena, Suite 266
Phone: (470) 639-0280

Vision Statement

The vision of the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies & Physical Education is to offer premier science- and evidence-based academic programs. Moreover, the department’s goals are to promote optimal health, overall well-being, and physical activity through innovative teaching, research, and creative professional development activities related to improving wellness and quality of life in a global society.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies & Physical Education is to provide high-quality educational experiences that will enhance students’ perspectives of the field and instill an appreciation for the promotion of quality health, wellness, nutrition, sport-related activity, and physical fitness. We support the interests and development of future professionals seeking knowledge in multiple disciplines related to human performance, recreation and leisure services, teaching, coaching, and sport management.