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Kinesiology and Physical Education

The Kinesiology and Physical Education department offers majors in Physical Education and Sport & Leisure Management for students who have a love of fitness and physical exercise. Students take classes in in exercise science, pedagogy and health/wellness while enjoying clinical field experience in public schools, recreational facilities and other agencies.

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Eastern Alumni

Alexis Lyonnais

Alexis Lyonnais Psychology ’17 “I hope to eventually work in the field of corrections; My favorite part of the internship was getting to sit in on visits with different officers. Although the situations of the clients may be similar, every case is different.”

Rathbun, Molly

Molly Rathbun Four-time All-American ’12 “I strongly believe being a student athlete shaped me into the best version of myself, and has made me realize my passion for helping others to do the same.”

Gray, Damon

Damon Gray Communication ’16 “Eastern gave me hands-on experience in video editing and live sports broadcasts. With the help of the staff and fellow students, the Eastern TV sports crew was the perfect starting point for a career at ESPN.”

Carroll, Marlana

Marlana Carroll Psychology ’11 “There are endless opportunities to get involved at Eastern! I worked on campus and was a part of eight organizations. I found excitement in everything I did because of my surroundings. At Eastern I discovered what drove me to become the marketing professional I am today.”

Alejandro Tobon Corrales

Alejandro Tobon Corrales Health Sciences ’17 “My experience with Eastern’s health sciences program was exceptional; The well-organized curriculum allowed me to attain the knowledge to be accepted into my doctorate program.”