• Learn the Body – and Christ


    Cap IconThe fully-online Kinesiology, Sport, and Recreation (KSPR) degree is designed to be a Christ-centered applied studies and interdisciplinary program. At only $495 per credit hour, HSU wants to give students access to a high-quality, private, faith-based education at a cost that they can afford. Our KSPR degree prepares graduates for careers in areas of wellness, sport performance enhancement/strength and conditioning, health, fitness and recreation, facilities and programs, athletic administration, sport marketing, professional sport management, and coaching.

    Course work, research, and learning experiences are taught by HSU professors so that they apply directly to your future career. Our degree requires 30 credits for completion and is delivered as a fully online or hybrid/online format. Students have 9 hours of required course work and 21 hours of career-tailored electives, so your degree is highly customizable to your future career.

    Why HSU?

    • Fully online
    • Can be completed in one year – 8 or 16 week semesters
    • Customizable to fit career goals, 21 elective hours
    • $495 per credit hour - affordable, high-quality education
    • Financial aid available
    • Connect to faculty, peers, and course work
    • Faculty and Staff walk alongside you in developing a deeper relationship with God.


    Students are required to complete the following 9 hours:

    • Applied Professional Experience
    • Research Methods and Statistical Analysis
    • Current Trends & Professional Communication

    Students can then choose the remaining 21 hours from the courses within the areas of human performance, recreation, and sport management.

    The Faculty

    Lindsay EdwardsDr. Lindsay Edwards, assistant professor of fitness and sport sciences, is a graduate of Abilene Christian University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science. She completed her Master of Education degree at Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. She received her Doctor of Philosophy in Kinesiology from the University of Houston.

    During her tenure at the University of Houston, she served as a research assistant at the Michael E. DeBakey Medical Center, working with veterans with physical disabilities. She also consults with Intelligen, a non-profit organization that aims to improve the health and function of those who are disabled.


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