Kinesiology and Sport Science


* NEW!  Master of Science in  Health and Human Performance- 33 Hour, 1 Year  Fast Track- All On-Line! 


Kinesiology and Sport Science at Sul Ross State University provides professional training with a broad application. It prepares students for several careers and educational endeavors, including pre physical therapy, pre-athletic training, cardiac rehabilitation, personal training, strength and conditioning specialist, fitness and wellness management, sport nutrition, health promotion, and several other related areas that could lead into graduate school.

Career Opportunities

College Professor

Exercise Physiologist

Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist


Sport Psychologist

City Sports Recreation Director

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Personal Fitness Trainer

Sports Official

Athletic Trainer

Recreation Leader

Physical Education Teacher


Health Education Teacher

Athletic Coach

Athletic Director

Physical Education Administrator

Public Health Education

Sports Facilities Manager

Aquatics Specialist


Camp Director

Sports Information Director

Recreation and Intramural Director

Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

Departmental Information

The Kinesiology Department is housed under the Department of Education.  The majority of the classes are taught in the Graves-Pierce Complex.  The Graves-Pierce Complex is connected to the Pete Gallegos Center. The Complex houses an indoor swimming pool, two collegiate size gyms, cross-fit/dance room, wellness area, free-weight room, nautilus machines, racquetball courts, elevated running track, sauna and whirlpool. Athletic facilities include: tennis courts, football stadium, an all-weather track, baseball and softball fields, intramural fields for soccer, golf and archery.

Department of Kinesiology 432 837-8170

Department Chair-Dr. Jim Hector

Department of Athletics 432 837-8226

Athletic Director-Mr. Bobby Mesker

Box C-17

Alpine, Texas 79832