With an Associate of Science degree in Kinesiology, you will acquire an understanding of motion, particularly of the human body. The purpose of this degree is to prepare you to work in entry-level positions in fitness leadership, sports management, wellness promotions, and corporate wellness.
Articulated transfer opportunities are available with Indiana University Bloomington with specializations in Sports Marketing/Management, Fitness and Exercise Science. Students can transfer from the Ivy Tech Community College Bloomington campus to the Department of Kinesiology in the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation at the Indiana University Bloomington campus.
In addition, students earning this degree may transfer to and leave Indiana University with the possibility of securing three nationally recognized certifications: ACE Personal Trainer, ACE Group Exercise Instructor, and ACSM Health and Fitness Instructor.
The Kinesiology program is a selective admission program. When you apply to the College, you will be accepted into Healthcare Support with a concentration in Kinesiology while you complete the prerequisite requirements. The Kinesiology program accepts a limited number of students each year and there is a separate application process. Contact your campus of interest below for more details.
Associate of Science (60 credit hours = 4 semesters)
The Associate of Science degree prepares you for transfer to a university to pursue a baccalaureate degree.
Courses you will take Print official copy
Your advisor will help you select electives for your program. Statewide electives, Transfer General Education Core (TGEC) electives, and Transfer Cluster electives vary by degree.
To find out information about your transfer options to public and private universities, contact your academic advisor or the Transfer Office at your local Ivy Tech campus. You are also encouraged to contact the university in which you plan to transfer.
NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certificate is based on students who are program-ready and does not include College Prep courses. Availability of degrees and certificates varies by campus.
The Kinesiology program is offered at the following Ivy Tech campus:
Dr. Steve Arnold
Chair, Life and Physical Sciences
Bloomington Region Concentrations
Exercise Science (for transfer to IU – Bloomington)
Fitness (for transfer to IU – Bloomington)
Sport Marketing and Management (for transfer to IU – Bloomington)
Program Summary (pdf)