Kinesiology is the study of human movement. The Kinesiology program at Saddleback College offers courses that promote an understanding of health and wellness as they relate to optimal physical, mental, emotional, and social development. The learning opportunities offered in the Kinesiology program can be an essential factor in discovering how physical activity and sport can affect our quality of life and well-being. 

Core areas include; Aquatics, Combative Skills, Fitness, Individual Sports, Team Sports and Training and Theory.  Occupational Skills Awards (OSA) are offered in Athletic Training, Coaching and Yoga Teacher Training (certification through the Yoga Alliance).    

Degrees and Certificates

Areas of Study

  • Athletic Training
  • Coaching
  • Holistic Health Studies
  • Integrative Health for Fitness and Wellness Professionals
  • Personal Training Specialist 
  • Yoga Instructor

Contact the Kinesiology Department