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The Department of Health and Kinesiology (HLKN) is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and generates over 98,000 credit hours and 203,000 (Modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, HLKN is currently home to over 3,000 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 90 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Health & Kinesiology

The department is comprised of four divisions: Health EducationKinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

Division of Health Education

Prepares students to help people improve their health, and thereby the quality of life, through effective health education, powerful networking, strong leadership, meaningful research and selfless service to others.

Division of Kinesiology

We give students access and appreciation for all things kinesiology, emphasizing the biological basis to exercise and movement.

Division of Sport Management

The Sport Management Program is one of the top 5 programs in the country.

Division of Physical Education Activity Program

PEAP offers health and fitness activity classes to every Texas A&M student.

Former Student Highlight


During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

Watch Her Story


Chandler Stout ’15 discusses her experience as a Sports Management Major at the College of Education and Human Development. Chandler has been heavily involved in student organizations such as Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority, Freshman Leaders in Progress, Conference on Student Government Association Committee, Big Event, Relay for Life-Aggieland and Fish Camp.

Watch her story

CPR First Aid Training

CPR First Aid Program

Two courses are offered through the Continuing Education CPR First Aid program: the American Hearth Association HeartCode BLS (CPR) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons First Aid. The HeartCode BLS course is intended for healthcare providers and covers CPR skills, use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign body airway obstruction. The First Aid course is for anyone interested or required to take first aid.

Both courses are open to the public.


Each student must successfully complete “HeartCode® BLS AHA Product Number15-1400” training for CPR certification. This training is found on the American Heart Association webpage. The cost is $28.50 and the online textbook is also included with this program.

More specifically, follow these steps to get to the correct class:

  1. Go to
  2. Click on “Add to Cart”
  3. Follow instructions for registration

NOTE: The exact steps for enrolling in this class are subject to change at the discretion of the American Heart Association and are not in our control. Please make sure you start this process early in the event the process is different from the steps provided above.

After successfully completing this course, you must print your certificate and bring it with you to class on Friday. Make sure you are taking the correct course because there are several different options available on the website. The failure to complete the correct course will result in you not meeting the requirements for the course and no CPR certification will be earned. Do not wait until the last minute to complete this because it does take several hours to complete. Certificates must be dated within two weeks prior to your class.


The CPR Textbook is included with your HeartCode BLS online portion of the class.


The first aid book is required for the class and costs approximately $30. Information and direction on the purchase of the eBook will be discussed the first afternoon of the class (Friday). Please bring a laptop computer and credit/debit card on Friday and we will guide everyone in the process of purchasing the book.


2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR

  • November 22 – 24, 2019
  • February 28 – March 1, 2020


  • Friday 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

All courses will be located in Kyle Field room W4410.  Please allow a few extra minutes before the class to locate the room.


Cost is $135. To register for a course, go to the Texas A&M Marketplace.



Clinical Associate Professor
318B Blocker
(979) 862-1232


Clinical Associate Professor
515 Harrington Tower
(979) 862-7963

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