Explore Academic Programs - Kinesiology


The Kinesiology department offers courses required in degree and certification programs, courses for self-improvement and programs of recreational sports.  An Associate of Science in Kinesiology will help start your fitness journey and provide you the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to work in the fitness industry.  Our graduates can look forward to working in fitness/athletic training, teaching, coaching, adaptive physical education, recreation and many other exciting careers in the fitness industry.


Careers, Potential Earnings & Market Growth Rates

Personal fitness trainer/instructor

Potential Earnings: $34,980 annually

Market Growth Rate: average (8 - 14 %)


*Physical education teacher

Potential Earnings: $56,310 annually

Market Growth Rate: average (8 - 14 %)

*Athletic trainer

Potential Earnings: $43,370 annually

Market Growth Rate: faster than average (15 - 21 %)


*Exercise physiology

Potential Earnings: $48,907 annually

Market Growth Rate: faster than average (15 - 21 %)


Coach

Potential Earnings: $29,150 annually

Market Growth Rate: faster than average (15 - 21 %)

 
* 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-defense
  • 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

Kinesiology

60 credit hours, two years full time