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Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Are you interested in health promotion, nutrition, basic science, behavior, and business management?

What are the features of Casper’s program?

Whether you’re looking to pursue a career in sports and fitness, healthcare, or expand your skills into coaching and personal training, Casper College offers a comprehensive and hands-on program for both new students and those already working in a professional role.

Casper College students will gain a broad range of experience with options for specialized training:

  • Kinesiology and health promotion majors can choose from several degree track options, including coaching, personal training, health, and sport nutrition.
  • Complete coursework and prepare for the personal training certification exam.
  • Complete coursework and prepare for the coaching certification exam.
  • Take a variety of fitness and strength training courses.
  • Take courses in areas of special interest such as rock climbing, yoga, bowling, trap shooting, scuba diving, golf, and many others.
  • Gain access to a modern fitness center that offers machines for cardiovascular training and equipment for weight conditioning.

Course topics include:

  • Nutrition
  • Personal and Community Health
  • American Heart Association Heart Saver First Aid, CPR, and AED
  • Introduction to Physical Education and Sport
  • Motor Learning
  • Human Anatomy
  • Human Anatomy Lab
  • Human Physiology

Students also have the option of additional courses in areas of specialization such as:

  • Exercise Science
  • Health
  • Physical Education Teaching
  • Coaching Certification

What can I do with this major?

Attending your dream university starts right here at CC

A transfer agreement is available for this degree. Students who choose CC for their first two years of college are prepared to transfer and finish their degrees anywhere in the world. Learn how you can earn a bachelor’s, master’s, or even your doctorate through one of our university partnerships with schools from across the country.

Students who plan to transfer to the University of Wyoming are advised that UW requires CHEM 1005 Basic Chemistry and CHEM 1006 Basic Chemistry Lab.

Employment info

An associate of science degree in kinesiology and health promotion can lead to careers in:

  • Fitness/Wellness centers
  • Exercise Science
  • Nutrition
  • Sports
  • Biomechanics
  • Coaching
  • Officiating
  • Athletic Training
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Physical Therapy
  • Sports Management
  • Sports Journalism/Broadcasting
  • Sports Marketing
  • Exercise Science

What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no pre-reqs for this program.

What courses would I take?

For requirements and more information about this program, view its listing in the academic catalog:


You may also be interested in…

Other programs related to:
  • Health and Medicine
    • Athletic Training
    • Coaching certificate
    • Personal Trainer certificate
    • Physical Education

Contact Info

Dino Madsen

Dean, School of Health Science

Cassady Hoff

Academic Chair

Lupe Kerr

Academic Assistant, School of Health Science