Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science (KRS)

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About the Department

UHM College of Education
KRS, PE Athletic Complex Rm 231
1337 Lower Campus Road
Honolulu, HI 96822

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Phone (808) 956-7606
Fax (808) 956-7976


Career options with a background in KRS range from education to health care. Undergraduate preparation is in two primary areas, Health and Physical Education and Health and Exercise Science. Areas of study include but are not limited to preparation for athletic training, physical therapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation counseling, sport nutrition, sport psychology, personal training, or exercise physiology.

At the graduate level, advanced knowledge is provided for professionals in the following areas: Post-Professional Advanced Athletic Training, Physical Education, Adapted Physical Education and Rehabilitation Counseling. Athletic Trainer certification can be earned through the Entry Level Graduate Athletic Training Education program. If interested in earning teaching certification, a post baccalaureate certificate is offered in Physical Education, K-12.

Prospective student advising for KRS programs

KRS Transdisciplinary Motor Clinic

More information about our Motor Clinic for children between the ages of 3 and 10 can be found here.

Cancer Exercise Rehabilitation Internship

Learn more about the Cancer Exercise Rehabilitation Internship

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