Passionate about human performance, fitness, and wellness?

Exercise Science might be the career for you. Careers in the exercise science field include exercise physiology, kinesiology, pre-physical therapy, pre-occupational therapy, physical education, pre-athletic training, strength and conditioning, health, nutrition, and recreational management. If you're considering this pathway, helping others realize wellness and satisfactory to ideal physical performance interest you.

Job Outlook
  • $50k
    Median Salary for Michigan (Exercise Physiologists)
  • 1,330
    Annual Job Openings in Michigan (Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors)
  • 38%
    Growth in Michigan Jobs (Exercise Trainers and Group Fitness Instructors)

Exercise Science MiTransfer

Mid's Exercise Science MiTransfer Pathway prepares you to succeed in the pursuit of an advanced degree at a four-year college or university. You'll gain a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in courses like Anatomy & Physiology, Healthy Lifestyles, Psychology, and others, while earning general education credits that seamlessly transfer to four-year colleges and universities across Michigan and throughout the Country.

A Solid Place to Start

Mid's Exercise Science Mi Transfer Pathway allows you to gain a solid foundation of knowledge in health, wellness, and exercise science, alongside general education credits that transfer seamlessly to four-year colleges and universities. This transfer-focused pathway prepares you to transfer successfully into bachelor and master's degree programs, while saving thousands on your advanced degree.

Learn Your Way

Mid offers a wide range of courses across several delivery methods. From on-campus to online and options that let you choose how to attend each course session, you can attend in ways that match your learning style and your busy schedule.

Students often work in careers like

  • Athletic Trainers

  • Exercise Physiologist

  • Fitness Trainers & instructors


Seamless Transfer to Michigan Colleges & Universities

Mid Michigan College is a participating member in MiTransfer Pathways, a Statewide agreement that identifies courses students should complete as a part of an associate degree that will transfer seamlessly toward a bachelor degree and simplify the transfer process. Mid's Exercise Science Pathway is part of MiTransfer Pathways and can provide you with guidance about transferring specific courses to multiple colleges and universities in Michigan.

The Michigan Transfer Network website allows you to view transfer course equivalencies between many Michigan colleges and universities. If you would like to go back to school, transfer to another college or university in Michigan, or simply see how courses at Mid would transfer to another school, this site is for you!

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Exercise Science MiTransfer

Community colleges and universities have collaborated to simplify the transfer process by developing MiTransfer Pathways. These transfer pathways build on the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA), which makes it easier for students to transfer their general education courses earned at Mid Michigan College to participating four-year institutions in Michigan.

View Mid Michigan College’s MTA requirements.

Health education faculty identified courses that will transfer between community colleges and universities in Michigan.

The following courses at Mid Michigan College are guaranteed to transfer to exercise science programs of participating institutions.

BIO 141
Anatomy & Physiology I 4
BIO 142
Anatomy & Physiology II 4
CHM 111
General Chemistry 5
HED 190
Introduction to Exercise Science 3
PSY 101
Introduction to Psychology 3

Mid Michigan College Degree Requirements

Mid Michigan College requires a MTA social science elective (3 credits), a MTA humanities elective (3 credits), and at least 12 hours of elective credits to reach the 62 credit associate degree requirement minimum. These remaining credits should be chosen in consultation with an advisor.

Transfer Institution Degree Requirements

Transfer institutions have identified remaining degree requirements that a student can take at Mid Michigan College that will transfer to a participating exercise science program.

To view the details about each pathway including the full agreement, for each institution, visit the MI Transfer website.

Related Programs & Pathways

Dean of Health Sciences

Barb Wieszciecinski

(989) 317-4625