Kinesiology programs

The diverse curriculum of Northwestern’s kinesiology department not only teaches you principles for healthy living, it also gives you opportunities to apply what you’re learning to help others improve their health and lifestyle. And a healthy lifestyle is a strong foundation for building healthy relationships with others—both professionally and personally.

Coaching Endorsement

Students can receive an athletic coaching authorization by completing the requirements below. A current teaching certificate is not required for the coaching authorization.

OPTION 1:
KIN 260 - Coaching Endorsement
KIN 300 - Coaching Methods
OPTION 2:
BIO 102 - Human Anatomy and Physiology
KIN 234 - Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
KIN 300 - Coaching Methods
Choose one course: 4
PSY 221 - Developmental Psychology: Childhood
PSY 224 - Developmental Psychology: Adolescence
OPTION 3:
Complete physical education major and teaching endorsement