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Department of Kinesiology
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Career Opportunities

A strong background or degree in kinesiology provides you with a broad knowledge and skill set that can be used in a variety of settings. There are many occupations and kinesiology-related fields available in today’s marketplace. Many require additional certifications, licenses and/or advanced degrees. Here is a small sample of career opportunities available for you when you declare kinesiology as a major or minor.

Clinical Settings

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist
  • Physical or Occupational Therapist

Corporate/Commercial/Community Settings

  • Fitness Instructor
  • Health and Fitness Counselor
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Instructor
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Educational Settings

  • Coach
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • University Professor

Blended Settings

  • Exercise and Sport Psychologist
  • Equipment Salesperson