Kinesiology and Human Performance


* NEW!  Master of Science in  Health and Human Performance- 30 Hour, 1 Year  Fast Track- All On-Line! 

Program Mission Statement

Kinesiology and Human Performance at Sul Ross State University provides professional training with a broad application. Through research, quality teaching, and service it prepares a diverse student population and community for several professional careers in health, fitness, recreation and sports.

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 & Human Performance Department is located in the Graves-Pierce Complex where the majority of the classes are taught. The Graves-Pierce Complex (PGC) is connected to the Pete Gallegos Center. The PGC 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. Additional athletic and sports facilities include: tennis courts, football stadium, an all-weather track, baseball and softball fields, intramural fields for soccer, golf and archery.

Department of Kinesiology

- Amy McFerrin, 432-837-8120,

Department Chair
– Dr. Chris Herrera, 432-837-8375,

Box C-17
Alpine, Texas 79832