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.
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SAMPLE CAREERS IN THIS FIELD
Coaching, Athletic or Sports Administration, Certified Athletic Trainer, Physical Therapy, Human Performance, Strength and Conditioning, Fitness, Parks and Recreation
Associate of Science. NOTE: The number of credits required for a degree or certification is based on students who are program-ready and does not include non-academic skills courses. Availability of degrees varies by campus. Contact your campus of interest below for more information.
ASSOCIATE OF SCIENCE IN KINESIOLOGY
(Minimum of 62 credit hours)
The Associate of Science degree prepares you for transfer to a university to pursue a baccalaureate degree.
To find out information about your transfer options to public and private universities, contact your academic advisor or the transfer office of your local Ivy Tech. You are also encouraged to contact the institution and consult the current catalog and web page of the institution to which you wish to transfer.
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The Kinesiology program is offered at the following campus. Please click on the campus of interest below for contact and campus specific program information:
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)