Interest Area

Kinesiology, Health & Athletics

Students who complete an area of study in KHA will be able to apply their knowledge, skill, and strategies in the areas of exercise science, human movement, physiology, biology, health, nutrition, recreation, and sport.  They will be able to recognize and use the principles of physical fitness development and maintenance in the body's responses to the applicable science of healthy living. 

They will understand the value and significance of the physical and emotional aspects of human development, human interactions, and quality of life.  And students can analyze the history, research, and the current information and the applications of these areas of study.

 

Programs

Fitness Professional

COACOP

Kinesiology

CSU Transfer

Public Health Science

CSU Transfer
  • AA = Associate of Arts
  • AS = Associate of Science
  • AA-T = Associate of Arts for Transfer
  • AS-T = Associate of Science for Transfer
  • COA = Certificate of Achievement
  • COP = Certificate of Proficiency

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  • 5%
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 76%
  • Master's Degree
  • 19%
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Surgeons

Median Salary

$208,124

Job Growth

-11%

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 1%
  • Master's Degree
  • 7%
  • Doctoral or More
  • 92%
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Surgical Assistants

Median Salary

$46,292

Job Growth

+7%