Earn your associate of science degree online
You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students
The Department offers courses for students who wish to pursue a career in physical education. They are required to complete a minimum of eight activity courses (PED 140 - PED 187) as well as PED 190(Introduction to Physical Education), and PED 292 (Safety and First Aid). These courses are designed to develop attitudes, appreciation, personal skills, and applied techniques in all types of activities included in the broad physical education program. The Department offers an A.S. Degree in Health Studies. Students who wish to pursue careers in school or community health are required to take PED 291(Personal Health for Physical Education and Health Majors), HED 293(Community Health), and other courses by advisement. It is strongly recommended that interested students make an appointment with the health education advisor to ensure proper course selection.
- What's an associate degree?
- An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.
- You will need to spend some time on campus to earn this degree
- This degree will require you to spend some time on-campus at Nassau Community College for some classes or seminars. However, the rest of your classes may be completed online. You may see this referred to as a "Hybrid Degree".