Physical Education & Fitness Studies A.S.

Turn your love of sports into a career

This program is a perfect start for someone who is looking to turn their passion for sports, fitness, and wellness into a career. 

You'll gain background knowledge and skills that are the foundation for a bachelor's degree in a sports, fitness, or wellness program.  Courses include anatomy, physiology, exercise science, psychology, and liberal arts. As a graduate, you will be able to write and develop lesson plans, conduct fitness assessments, develop exercise programs, and provide instruction in athletic skills. 

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Program Type
Transfer Program,
2 Years

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Graduates are ready to transfer into a bachelor’s degree program in physical education, exercise science, or other health-related fields. 

Career Paths

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
Lincoln University General Agreement
Johnson C. Smith University General Agreement
Syracuse University Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management, B.S.
Dillard University
Medgar Evers College

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