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College of Education Kinesiology & Athletic Training

College of Education Kinesiology & Athletic Training

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College of Education Kinesiology & Athletic Training

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  1. College of EducationKinesiology & Athletic Training Welcome to ADS! 2011

  2. What is Kinesiology? • The science of movement • Has everything to do with health and wellness • Disciplinary knowledge in all aspects of physical activity • Anatomical • Biomechanical • Developmental • Physiological • Psychosocial

  3. Kinesiology at MSU DEGREE Bachelor of Science MAJOR Kinesiology MAJOR Athletic Training

  4. Core Science Courses Ability to Progress Requirement All KIN students must complete the following courses with a 2.0 or better by the time they reach junior standing (56 credit hours): CEM 141 (4) General Chemistry I KIN 216 (3) Applied Human Anatomy MTH 103 (3) College Algebra PHY 231 (3) Introductory Physics I PSL 250 (4) Introductory Physiology

  5. Kinesiology Degree Leads to… …Careers in • Personal Training • Health Promotion • Cardiac Rehabilitation • Nutrition • Prosthetics & Orthotics • Community Recreation • Sports Administration …Graduate study in • Athletic Training • Adapted Physical Activity • Prosthetics and Orthotics • Coaching • Exercise Physiology • Growth and Motor Development • Medical/Physician Assistant • Physical Therapy • Occupational Therapy • Chiropractic Medicine …and more! …and more!

  6. Admission to Major Kinesiology Degree • No application process, but to move on to junior year, • All KIN and AT majors must pass five core science courses with at least a 2.0

  7. Athletic Training Degree • Provide sports medicine services to athletes in: • K-12 Schools • University Programs • Clinical settings • Industry • Professional Programs • Athletic Trainers care for athletic injuries by: • Recognizing • Evaluating • Treating • Rehabilitating • Managing

  8. Formal Admission Process for the Athletic Training Major Students apply during their sophomore year • Application • Essay • Three reference letters • Completion of prerequisite courses with a 2.5 • Completion of Core Courses with a 2.0 • Overall GPA of 2.5 or higher • Interview with MSU Athletic Training Admissions Board

  9. KIN and AT – Hands On Experience • Community internships • Sports Skills Program for disabled athletes • Human Energy Research Lab • Athletic training rooms • MSU Athletics • High school athletics • Research Laboratories • Course Assistantships

  10. What is at MSU for YOU? Job Shadowing & Internships Study Abroad Alternative Spring Break Career Exploration Student Organizations Research Opportunities Honors College

  11. Things to do in High School • Take classes that will prepare you for college-level learning – especially math and science! • Get experience! Volunteer in your community, look for job/job shadowing opportunities in the areas that are of interest to you! • Research Kinesiology careers! • Visit with a Kinesiology advisor! Call for an appointment: 517-353-9680

  12. Thank you for coming! Good luck on the test! 