School of Kinesiology and Physical Therapy

UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences

Welcome

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

How Alzheimer’s Disease Impacts Patient, Family and Friends and How to Rally Support in the Community
Physical Therapy

How Alzheimer’s Disease Impacts Patient, Family and Friends and How to Rally Support in the Community

While everyone occasionally forgets a name, or why they entered a room, changes in cognition and behaviors might be indicators of something more serious. These could be signs of dementia...
Physical Therapy Clinical Faculty Member Helps Patients Achieve Their Goals
Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Clinical Faculty Member Helps Patients Achieve Their Goals

Sheila Klausner has always viewed her profession as a physical therapist as more than a job – it’s her calling. She took her passion as an athlete and turned it...
A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right
Dean's Office

A Message from Our Dean on Our Commitment to Stand Up for What Is Right

Dear CHPS students, faculty and staff- The heartbreaking events of the past week emphasize the significant and persistent racial injustices that exist in our nation. I share in your feelings...

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

Upcoming Events

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Join our Graduate Program Director, Clinic Director and Graduate Advisor for a virtural informational session on the Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program. Applying soon? Our Spring 2021 application deadline is October 1st! RSVP HERE

LOOKING AHEAD

The UCF DPT Class of 2022 White Coat Ceremony marks the transition of our doctoral students from the didactic portion of the curriculum, which focuses on basic and clinical sciences, to the clinical portion, which emphasizes full-time internships and evidence-based…
Join our Graduate Program Director, Clinic Director and Graduate Advisor for a virtural informational session on the Communication Sciences and Disorders Graduate Program. Applying soon? Our Spring 2021 application deadline is October 1st! RSVP HERE

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