Explore Academic Programs - Fitness and Wellness

The Kinesiology department offers courses required in degree and certification programs, courses for self-improvement and programs of health and wellness.  An associate degree in Kinesiology will help start your wellness journey and provide you the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to work in the health and wellness industry.  Our graduates can look forward to working in health related programs such as physiology, physical therapy, recreational therapy, nutrition and more.

Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Recreational therapists*

Median Wages: $44,000 annually

Projected Growth Rate: average (eight - 14 percent)

Physical therapist**

Median Wages: $79,863 annually

Projected Growth Rate: above average (34 percent)

* Further study (bachelor's degree) required | ** Study beyond bachelor's degree required

Degrees and Certificates

An Associate of Science degree in kinesiology is offered and designed to transfer to four-year schools for further work in this area.

Available lecture courses:

  • Introduction to Physical Fitness and Sport
  • Personal/Community Health
  • First Aid
  • Coaching/Sports/Athletics I
  • Concepts of Physical Fitness

Available activity courses:

  • Basketball
  • Boot Camp Fitness
  • Bowling 
  • Eagle Fit  
  • Fitness Walking
  • Jogging
  • Kickboxing
  • Krav Self-denfense
  • Muay Thai Kickboxing
  • Physical Conditioning
  • Spin Bike
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tae Kwon Do
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Fitness
  • Weight Training
  • Yoga
  • Zoomba Cardio

Delivery Mode

Associate of Science


60 credit hours, two years full time