Physical Education

Make a career of physical education, and you could find work as a teacher, trainer, sports specialist or scientist concerned with health and physical fitness. P.E. teachers lead or coach students in sports and recreational activities, promoting healthy lifestyles and physical fitness.

MCC offers dozens of physical education courses you can take to further your own fitness goals, and also pave the way for a physical education career.

Aerobics, karate, scuba diving, wrestling, first aid, lifetime fitness, principles of group exercise, principles of health and special topics in physical education are some of them. Varsity sports include soccer, baseball, softball, cross country, volleyball and basketball.

Several campuses have fully equipped fitness or recreation centers that offer personal fitness assessments, indoor swimming, basketball and volleyball courts, jogging tracks, weight training, StairMaster, rowing machines, aerobics and more.

Our physical education program is built around the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree. This degree gives you a solid background in general education courses that can transfer to a four-year institution. It also allows 17 hours of elective courses that let you hone in on your specific physical education interests.

Check with your transfer school and your MCC academic advisor for the most accurate and timely transfer information.

Career and salary information

Visit the MoSCORES website for information on MCC's programs, including length, credit hours, and wage and employment data. Search Metropolitan Community College. Note: The historical data listed is informational and can vary based on the number of credit hours students earn, local wage conditions and other factors.

Transfer made simple

Many MCC students plan to transfer. Whatever your transfer destination, we'll work to make sure your credits move easily. That's why we're experts at it.

We've worked out specific transfer agreements with many four-year colleges and universities, so make sure you speak with an academic advisor before enrolling, particularly since transfer agreements can change based on curriculum revisions.

Learn more about MCC's seamless transfer

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