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LENGTH OF PROGRAM The typical length of the bachelor degree kinesiotherapy program is 4 to 5 years. the total minimum requirements are 124 semester hours. Upon completion of the didactic curriculum kinesiotherapy students are required to complete a minimum of 1,000 hours of clinical internships supervised by a Registered Kinesiotherapist (RKT).

DIDACTIC CURRICULUM Schools having Kinesiotherapy programs that are accredited by CAAHEP will provide a common core course offering, but may have minor variations due to specific graduation requirements of the institution. The bachelor’s degree may be from a department entitled exercise science, kinesiology, human performance, or other designation as determined by the institution, but must have the minimum coursework required by the CoA-KT:
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Physiology
  • Exercise Physiology
  • General Psychology
  • Kinesiology or Biomechanics
  • Statistics or Research Methods
  • Motor Learning or Growth and Development
  • First Aid
  • Therapeutic Exercise
  • Organization and Administration of Kinesiotherapy
  • Introduction to Kinesiotherapy
  • Theory and Practice of Kinesiotherapy
  • Neurology/pathology