Kinesiology Degrees

At Auburn Montgomery, you can learn the skills you'll need from the best in the business. We have cutting edge programs and faculty members who are leading the way in the field of exercise science. Click on the concentrations below to get a detailed list of all of the courses required to complete each degree.

Exercise Science

Prepare for a career or advanced study in exercise physiology, cardiac rehabilitation, physical therapy, physician assistance, corporate fitness, health promotion, fitness centers, human performance, research, strength and conditioning and personal training.

Physical Education 

Prepare for Alabama teacher certification for a career teaching physical education - from the pre-school level through high school. The academic program consists of courses and practical work, including methods, technique-based classes and a comprehensive, “real world” internship. Graduates go on to teach physical education and/or coach in the school setting.

Sport Leadership

Prepares instructors and administrators for non-school settings such as pre-physical therapy, corporate fitness programs, sports management, recreational coaching, professional arenas and rehabilitation programs. Not a certification area.

Sport Management

Gain knowledge and experience in the organization and administration of sports and athletics at all levels. Sport Management, which an emphasis area within Sport Leadership, requires courses in business as well as physical education.

Physical Education Club

Get to know your fellow Physical Education majors as well as faculty members by joining the Physical Education Majors Club. For more information about the Physical Education Major club contact Andria Turner Walker at



The Student Alabama Education Association is the student part of the Alabama Education Association (AEA) which is committed to assisting students to become better education employees. For more information about the SAEA contact the faculty advisor Dr. Gilbert Duenas at 334-244-3096 or

Career Possibilities

 Physical Education 

  • Physical Education Teacher 
  • Coaching 

Sport Management 

Marketing Agencies 

  • National Sports Organizations
  • Professional Sports Leagues
  • Managing Stadiums & Arenas
  • Event Management 

Exercise Science 

  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength & Conditioning Trainer
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Sport Medicine Clinics
  • Exercise Physiology


Sport management internships are available working with organizations such as the Montgomery Biscuits, YMCA’s, churches, Alabama State Games, with other opportunities worldwide.

Exercise science internships are available in cardiac rehab, physical therapy, corporate wellness, personal training, industrial rehab, sport performance, strength and conditioning, and clinical exercise physiology.