About the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport

About Us

The faculty and staff of Indiana State University’s Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport welcome you to our web site. We’ve designed our site to meet the interests and needs of prospective students, our current students, our alumni, and other friends and supporters of our department. Within our site we’ve provided opportunities to get to know our department better through descriptions of our programs. We also hope we can help visitors to our website who have questions regarding admissions, financial aid, or any other university-related interest. We are very proud of our programs and our students. Our students represent a wide spectrum of backgrounds but share a similar desire to reach their potential in their academic pursuits.

We are also very proud of our thousands of alumni. Our alumni have made and continue to make significant contributions in the areas of kinesiology, recreation, and sport within the state of Indiana and across the United States. We would love to hear from you and answer any questions you might have. Likewise, if you are one of our alumni please contact us and let us know how and what you are doing. Again, welcome to our website. We encourage you to explore what we have to offer, contact us if you are interested in learning more about our department, or request information about our programs. We look forward to hearing from you.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport is to provide student-centered programs and services that promote student success in and out of the classroom. We strategically implement student success through excellent teaching within exemplary programs delivered by faculty who are engaged scholars in their fields. Additionally, students are continuously supported across their chosen programs in ways that encourage professional and interpersonal development. Through curriculums built on industry best practices, rich with experiential learning opportunities; and a department culture that values inclusion, service, collaboration, and meeting individual needs, we prepare students to enter the workforce who are highly competent, ethically sound and ready to meet the challenges of their profession.