The Department of Kinesiology & Health offers the physical fitness and wellness courses required by the Palo Alto College Core Curriculum. The department also offers options for further studies in the field of Health. The Associate of Science in Health prepares students for professions in health promotion, teaching elementary or secondary school, or working in community health agencies. Students who choose careers in Health may work in education, emergency medical services, senior citizens programming, worksite wellness programs, public health departments, volunteer health organizations and other various fields.
Palo Alto College has signed 2+2 articulation agreements with area colleges and universities. Students following these degree plans should consult with a faculty advisor for guidance.