Career Options

A variety of kinesiology careers exist in a range of areas. Check out a sampling of opportunities available to kinesiology majors within the health professions, applied exercise science, and physical education.

Health Professions

  • Athletic Training
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physical Therapist
  • Recreational Therapists

Applied Exercise Science

  • Fitness and Wellness Director
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Physical Education

  • Physical Education Teacher (elementary, secondary, high school)
  • Athletic Coach
  • Sports and Recreation Manager

Here’s What to Do with a Kinesiology Degree

Kinesiology is one of the fastest growing fields in the United States. Explore the expanding career opportunities you can pursue with this degree.

Graduate Programs

Students may also pursue graduate degrees in the following areas:

  • Kinesiology
  • Physical Therapy
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Allied Health
  • Sports Psychology

Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.