Students with exercise monitoring equipment

If you are interested in helping others improve their health and overall quality of life, the Department of Kinesiology, Health, and Imaging Sciences (KHIS) provides a variety of degree programs to help you pursue a career you are passionate about. As you earn your degree, you’ll have the opportunity to study with experienced, knowledgeable faculty members committed to helping you succeed academically, while preparing you for future success in the professional arena.

With KHIS programs, you will be doing much more than sitting in a classroom; you’ll get hands-on learning and research opportunities in our labs, through classroom and community outreach activities and in clinical experience.

Kinesiology and Health

These programs are for students who want to help people improve their health and well being through a better understanding of exercise, activity, and nutrition. Careers in this area include:

  • Sports medicine
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Health and physical education teacher
  • Personal training
  • Health educator
  • Wellness coordinator
  • Prevention specialist
  • Pre-occupational/physical therapy
  • Respiratory therapist


Imaging Sciences

Imaging Sciences programs give you the hands-on clinical skills and knowledge you'll need to pursue an exciting, cutting-edge healthcare career after graduation. Not only will a degree from MSU prepare you for success, you’ll be able to take pride in the fact that your work helps people lead longer, healthier lives.

We can prepare you for a career as a:

  • Radiographer
  • Sonographer
  • MRI technologist
  • CT technologist

We also offer one of the nation’s few online bachelor degrees in radiology/imaging sciences. The Leadership in Medical Imaging online bachelor degree program is designed to prepare working technologists to be competent leaders in radiology/imaging sciences. 

To learn more about KHIS programs, schedule a campus visit, where you can tour our facilities, meet faculty members and current students, sit in on classes and more.

Nekko Beal

"I want to break that barrier ... I want to be like 'I did this.' I want to change how people see women in athletic training."

Nekko is an exercise science major from Cincinnati and she wants to become an athletic trainer in the NFL or in the military. She enjoys outdoor activities and the many opportunities that MSU offers.
All Programs

Academic Programs

  • Morehead (Residential Campus)
    150 University Blvd., Morehead, KY 40351
  • MSU at Ashland
    1400 College Dr., Ashland, KY 41101
  • MSU at Mt. Sterling
    3400 Indian Mound Dr., Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
  • MSU at Prestonsburg
    6 Bert Combs Dr., Prestonsburg, KY 41653
  • MSU at West Liberty
    155 University Dr., West Liberty, KY 41472
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