Kinesiology - Physical Education Focus

Associate in Arts
Transfer Degree

Physical activity for all

Help future generations lead physically active lives

Be a powerful role model and motivator! Help ensure that future generations have and apply the knowledge and skills to lead physically active lives! Start your journey in becoming a Physical Education teacher here at CLC. This 60-credit, 2-year program is an affordable way to build a strong foundation toward a 4-year degree.

Many of our kinesiology courses meet the requirements for students pursuing a physical education endorsement in Illinois.

What can you do with a Kinesiology A.A. - Physical Education Focus?

This degree prepares you to transfer and complete a bachelor’s degree in physical education, kinesiology, education or related fields, which prepares you for a career as a physical education teacher or sport coach.


  • Financial Aid/Scholarships Available

    Based on need and/or achievement. Explore ways to pay for college.
  • Transfer Degree

    Save on your first 2 years and transfer your credits to the 4-year school of your choice.
  • Program Length: 2 Years

    Full-time students finish in 2 years.

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Recommended Pathway

This pathway serves as a guide for students to complete the degree or certificate assuming full-time enrollment (registered in 12 or more credit hours per semester) with Semester 1 typically representing a Fall term. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their College and Career Navigator (CCN) to identify coursework that will meet degree requirements based on individual academic goals. For a more inclusive list of course options, see the college catalog.

*Cost is estimated based on recommended pathway credit hours. This includes in-district tuition and other fees, such as books and materials before financial aid is applied, as well as grants, loans or scholarships. There are many opportunities for financial assistance at CLC. Learn more about Cost of Attendance.

Learn how CLC helps you transfer

Start at CLC and continue with a 4-year school to earn your bachelor's degree. CLC has partnerships with many colleges and universities, covering a wide range of programs.

Our Guaranteed Transfer Partnerships (GTAs) with a select number of schools guarantee admission to students who meet specific criteria.

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Kinesiology at CLC

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This transfer degree is just one possible way to study kinesiology. Get the bigger picture—degrees, credentials and extra options.

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