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Program information

Turn your love of sports and exercise into a rewarding career as a physical education instructor or coach! This program is the perfect way to get started. It will prepare you for transfer to a four-year program in physical education by providing a strong foundation in sport and fitness skills and the general education courses required by transfer schools. Appropriate electives for your path will be selected with the guidance of your advisor.  

See semester-by-semester degree plan.


Transfer options

Graduates have successfully transferred to:

  • SUNY Brockport
  • SUNY Cortland

Career opportunities

  • Athletic coach
  • Athletic director
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical education teacher
  • Physical education administrator

Internship opportunities

Internships provide 180 hours of experience. 

Contact us

Sheila Flihan

Sheila Flihan, Dean
Payne Hall 345, Utica Campus
Phone: 315-792-5629