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Health and Kinesiology

Help others understand the importance of wellness and health-related fitness in a contemporary society

Wellness, fitness, and injury prevention/rehabilitation experts help people of all ages lead healthier lives. As a student in this program, you’ll study human movement, strength training, health behavior, disease prevention, and more. You’ll be prepared for a career in a number of health-related fields or to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Clinical Research Coordinators
61.29 Hourly Wage 248 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate clinical research projects. Direct the activities of workers engaged in clinical research projects to ensure compliance with protocols and overall clinical objectives. May evaluate and analyze clinical data.
248 Clinical Research Coordinators are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.45 % over the next four years.
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Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers
10.04 Hourly Wage 1198 Currently Employed
Monitor recreational areas, such as pools, beaches, or ski slopes to provide assistance and protection to participants.
1198 Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 6.59 % over the next four years.
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Dietitians and Nutritionists
26.73 Hourly Wage 366 Currently Employed
Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.
366 Dietitians and Nutritionists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.84 % over the next four years.
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Dietetic Technicians
16.58 Hourly Wage 94 Currently Employed
Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.
94 Dietetic Technicians are employed. This number is expected to increase by 11.7 % over the next four years.
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Athletic Trainers
21.17 Hourly Wage 289 Currently Employed
Evaluate and advise individuals to assist recovery from or avoid athletic-related injuries or illnesses, or maintain peak physical fitness. May provide first aid or emergency care.
289 Athletic Trainers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 8.65 % over the next four years.
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Fitness and Wellness Coordinators
26.17 Hourly Wage 212 Currently Employed
Manage or coordinate fitness and wellness programs and services. Manage and train staff of wellness specialists, health educators, or fitness instructors.
212 Fitness and Wellness Coordinators are employed. This number is expected to increase by 9.43 % over the next four years.
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Exercise Physiologists
24.62 Hourly Wage 77 Currently Employed
Assess, plan, or implement fitness programs that include exercise or physical activities such as those designed to improve cardiorespiratory function, body composition, muscular strength, muscular endurance, or flexibility.
77 Exercise Physiologists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.79 % over the next four years.
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Recreational Therapists
24.59 Hourly Wage 91 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate medically-approved recreation programs for patients in hospitals, nursing homes, or other institutions. Activities include sports, trips, dramatics, social activities, and arts and crafts. May assess a patient condition and recommend appropriate recreational activity.
91 Recreational Therapists are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.69 % over the next four years.
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Program Map

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Science

Health
Kinesiology
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