Career possibilities

People lifting weights in a gym in India
Co-op placements like this one—working as a personal trainer at Iron Core gym in Lucknow, India—give you the experience and connections you'll need to build your career.

What can I do with a degree in kinesiology?

Our kinesiology program prepares you for the field of wellness and exercise training. You'll study physical activity from different perspectives and apply your knowledge to sport, recreation and rehabilitative settings.

  • Athletic coach
  • Athletic therapist
  • Chiropractor
  • Fitness instructor
  • Kinesiologist
  • Medical professional
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational health & safety consultant
  • Occupational therapist
  • Personal trainer
  • Physiotherapist
  • Recreation program coordinator
  • Recreation therapist
  • Rehabilitation assistant
  • Sport sales representative
  • Teacher

Learn about career options in kinesiologyNote: some careers may require additional education or certification.

What can I do with a degree in recreation and health education?

Our recreation and health education program prepares you to work in recreation, wellness and health promotion. It's an excellent foundation for work in public and not-for-profit sectors because it supports social change. The courses focus on planning, implementing and evaluating different health and wellness related programs, services and policies.

  • Aquatic program assistant
  • Athletic coach
  • Camp leader/director
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Community recreation coordinator
  • Community support worker
  • Facilities supervisor
  • Fitness and wellness coordinator
  • Occupational therapist
  • Outdoor programmer
  • Personal trainer
  • Policy analyst
  • Program manager
  • Recreation programmer
  • Recreation therapist
  • Rehabilitation specialist
  • Teacher

See career options for recreation and health education. Note: some careers may require additional education or certification.

Great preparation for professional programs

If you're interested in becoming a physical education teacher, our programs prepare you for the secondary education post-degree professional diploma. They are also a strong choice for students who wish to pursue professional degrees in fields like medicine, occupational therapy, physical therapy and more.

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