Are you interested in sports and fitness? Do you like working with people?

Then a degree or certificate in kinesiology is right for you! As you prepare for your career in kinesiology and other related disciplines, you'll get inspired to sustain safe and effective physical activity that promotes a healthy and productive lifestyle. Discover the transforming connection between physical activity and emotional and cognitive well-being!

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Career Opportunities

The kinesiology program will prepare you for work in a variety of occupations and career paths, including:

  • Coach and Scout
  • Fitness and Wellness Coordinator
  • Fitness Coach
  • Personal Trainer

With additional education:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physical Therapist
  • Sports Medicine Physician

About degrees and certificates

A certificate readily prepares you to enter a particular field or career. It can also give you new skills for advancement in the workplace.

Associate Degrees:
An associate degree requires a broader education for career options in a range of industries. It's a great step towards earning a bachelor degree at a four-year school or entering the workforce sooner.

Associate Degrees for Transfer:
A transfer degree is equivalent to the first two years of a bachelor’s degree program. Earning one can guarantee admission to California State Universities, some private and online universities, and Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). ADTs, along with a transfer agreement guarantee (TAG) with the University of California system can help you achieve your goals for less. Learn about transfer services.