School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences


The School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy at UCF includes the Athletic Training Program, Division of Kinesiology and Division of Physical Therapy. Academic programs in the school lead to a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an Exercise and Sport Physiology Track or a Sport and Athletic Coaching Track, a Master of Science in Kinesiology, a Master of Athletic Training, an Anatomical Sciences Graduate Certificate, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and a doctoral-level Applied Exercise Physiology Track. 

We’re home to specialized teaching labs and equipment; the Institute of Exercise Physiology and Rehabilitation Science, which has dedicated facilities for research on exercise performance, human physiology and mobility; and community initiatives such as Knights on the Go Café and UCF Go Baby Go!

Our faculty members are recognized for excellence in teaching, scholarship and service in their respective disciplines both at UCF and in the global community. Our students learn to be evidence-based researchers, advocates of best practices, and/or contemporary providers in healthcare settings.

In the News

Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Peruvian Clinic
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Students Volunteer at Peruvian Clinic

For the past three years, students in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program have traveled to Yantaló, Peru, to volunteer at a medical clinic there. It is a chance, said...
Physical Therapy Students Expand Reach in the Community
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Students Expand Reach in the Community

Students in UCF’s Doctor of Physical Therapy program are leading the charge on volunteer efforts in Central Florida. Ever since the doctoral program launched in 2010, organizations such as Disney...
Preceptor of the Month: Samuel Wichael
Athletic Training

Preceptor of the Month: Samuel Wichael

We congratulate Samuel Wichael, assistant athletic trainer for UCF Athletics, on earning the Preceptor of the Month award for April 2019. Praise for Wichael According to his students, Wichael is...

For additional news, please see the Athletic TrainingKinesiology or Physical Therapy archives.

Upcoming Events


Are you interested in learning more about research? Not sure where to start or how to navigate all the programs available? This workshop will discuss how to expand your academic experience through undergraduate research. No RSVP required. All workshops are…


Got Spots? Get ready to save your own skin with a special sun safety event!Look for our tent at the bottom of the stairs in front of the Recreation and Wellness Center.Stop by for:Free Skin Cancer screening by licensed DermatologistsAnswers…
Join us during these dog days of summer by taking a break to play with fun, friendly therapy dogs! CAPS is hosting Summer PAWS. "Paws-a-tively Summer" will be held on July 17 from 10:30am-noon. Just stop by CAPS any time between 10:30am-noon to de-stress, hang…
Resume building workshop for freshman students highlighting how to incorporate collegiate co-curricular experiences on resume. This session is not available for GEB points. SLS Students: You must print out and bring in your Resume Writing Worksheet for attendance points.

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