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About the Program

At Century College, we value physical fitness and healthy lifestyles. Our Health and Physical Education department offers a variety of courses to give you contemporary and applicable skills. We serve the entire student body and offer courses required for AA degrees and a variety of certificate programs.

Our instructors have passion and an enthusiasm for teaching, and they share a genuine concern for students' health and wellness beyond the classroom. In addition, we offer outstanding facilities, including:

  • A fitness center
  • Fitness trail
  • Gymnasium
  • Golf practice area
  • Football/soccer fields
  • Softball/baseball fields

Exercise Science Transfer Pathway AS Degree

The Exercise Science Transfer Pathway AS degree offers students a powerful option: the opportunity to complete an associate degree whose course credits will directly transfer to designated Exercise Science bachelor’s degree programs at Minnesota State universities. The entire curriculum has been carefully designed to guarantee junior-year status to students who have been admitted to one of the seven Minnesota State universities. There, students can complete their bachelor’s degree by earning 60 additional credits.

Minnesota State universities include: Bemidji State University; Metropolitan State University; Minnesota State University, Mankato; Minnesota State University Moorhead; Southwest Minnesota State University; St. Cloud State University; and Winona State University.

Transfer Pathway degrees may transfer to colleges and universities outside of the Minnesota State system, such as private and out-of-state schools. It is highly recommended that students interested in this possibility contact their intended transfer school, advisor/counselor, and program instructors for academic planning assistance.

Scholarships

Century College offers a $1,000 scholarship, prorated between fall and spring semesters, to students pursuing a career in Physical Education, Health Education or Sports Management.

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Cost & Financial Aid

  • Tuition Cost Per Credit

    Century College can be extremely affordable through financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

    As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities.

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our programs quality for federal financial aid including Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, and others.

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