Exercise Science

Turn your love for fitness into a rewarding profession.

With SCC’s Exercise Science and Kinesiology, you'll gain the knowledge, skills, and credentials needed to kick-start your career journey in the dynamic field of exercise science.

Why Exercise Science at SCC?

Get Personalized Support: Benefit from small class sizes and dedicated faculty who are invested in your success.

Earn a Cost-Effective Education: Get a quality education without drowning in student debt.

Access state-of-the-art facilities:  Spend time in our Health Professions Center and our new Blackhawk Recreation Center to learn skills using modern equipment for practical learning experiences.

Utilize Flexibile Learning: Our accounting offers flexible scheduling, including part-time or online options. That means you can learn at a pace that fits your life.

What you’ll learn

Biomechanics: Delve into the mechanics of human movement and its application to exercise.

Nutrition and Wellness: Explore the impact of diet and lifestyle on overall health and fitness.

Program Development: Master the art of creating customized fitness plans tailored to individual needs.

Injury Prevention: Learn strategies to minimize the risk of injury during exercise and physical activity.

Where you can transfer after SCC

  • University of Iowa, Iowa State University, University of Northern Iowa
  • Most Universities will offer undergraduate degrees in Psychology and many will also have graduate programs in this discipline


What you can do after finishing this program

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Health Educator


Exercise Science & Kinesiology AA Transfer

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Contact Us

West Burlington Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 208-5155
Text: (319) 250-7144
Email: admissionswb@scciowa.edu

Keokuk Campus Admissions
Call: (319) 313-1923
Text: (319) 220-3266
Email: admissionskeo@scciowa.edu

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