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Kinesiology and Exercise Science

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Median Kinesiology and Exercise Science Salary in Indiana
Annual Kinesiology and Exercise Science Salary Range
$23,921 - $48,703
Wage data taken from U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates: Indiana. (2021).

With a degree in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, you will acquire an understanding of motion, particularly of the human body. Students in this program will learn through observation, participation and measurement of the human form with a number of techniques, which range from muscular strength and cardio fitness to flexibility and more. Ivy Tech offers small classes with access to individualized instruction. This is where students will learn more about the anatomy and physiology involved in sport movement, explore the psychology of coaching, and analyze the fitness industries, among other requirements of this degree.

Students who are admitted to the program will be required to meet the requirements outlined in the Essential Functions.

Our Graduates

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. After graduating, students will be ready to take the personal training certification exam. They will also be able to begin working in fitness management, sports training, coaching, and other sports/fitness related occupations.

Application Information

Program Requirements - Kinesiology/Exercise Science

Application Link

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Degrees & Certificates

Please select from our list of certificates, technical certificates, and degrees below for class and location information. More information is available on each degree and certificate option in the dropdown above.

Academic Catalog: Review the program degree requirements and course descriptions.


Associate of Applied Science
(60 credit hours = 4 semesters)


Fitness and Wellness
(18 credit hours = 2 semesters)

Technical Certificates

Personal Trainer
(34 credit hours = 3 semesters)

Transfer Degrees

Associate of Science
Note: We are no longer accepting students in this degree pathway.

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.

Completion Guide

Completion guides provide the recommended path to graduation, broken out by 8-week term. Courses are also numbered to show an overall number for students taking fewer classes at a time. Please consult with your advisor to determine which classes are the best option for you to take.

Associate of Applied Science - Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Program Locations

The Kinesiology and Exercise Science program is offered at the Ivy Tech campus above.