Health and Public Service

Kinesiology Department

Do you want to help others focus on long-term wellness?

Kinesiology is a flexible major for people interested in fitness and health. In this program you will learn more about how physical activity and movement benefit our mental and emotional well-being.

Kinesiology is part of the fast-growing healthcare field and provides many career options.

The Cabrillo College Kinesiology Department offers a comprehensive program that focuses on the health, well-being, and success of our students through a development of lifetime relationships with physical activity and movement. Learn more about why students chose this program Our faculty is committed to helping you reach your career, educational, and health goals.

The Department's two AA degrees and two certificates can lead to exciting, well-paying careers such as Physical Therapist, Personal Trainer, or P.E. Teacher. A certificate can be obtained with just 18.5 units, while an AA can be obtained in as little as two years.

Students range from high school students to senior adults who engage in a variety of classes from Personal Training and CPR to sports skills and fitness. Currently we offer 11 lecture classes and 24 activity classes.

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Wellness Education Center

Take a look at your on-campus Wellness Education Center, your on-campus fitness center.

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"Going through the Kinesiology program helped open up a lot of doors”
Daniel Compton, former student
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Prepare for a career in long term wellness