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Career and Professional Development

» B.S. in Kinesiology

A B.S. in Kinesiology prepares students for professional careers in the exercise/fitness industry using an interdisciplinary approach focusing on health, society, and quality of life.  The B.S. also prepares students for graduate work in the fields such as: exercise, athletic training, physical therapy, and health promotion.  Personalized instruction and educational opportunities combine hands-on exercises and theoretical knowledge.

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+ - Possible Occupations

Physical Fitness


Athletic Training


Physical Therapy


Occupational Therapy



  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Professor
  • Program Development




Sports Medicine

Additional Resources about career and internship opportunities are available on the Kinesiology webpage.

+ - Links and Resources

Fitness Certifications, industry research, continuing education

Career profile, did you know?

Website for the BOC certification

Career Resources guide

Your connection to the best worksite health promotion resources

Resources for therapeutic recreation, recreation therapy, and activity professionals

Job search tool

Guide to becoming a physical therapy assistant

Everything you want to know about a wide variety of health careers

Advances the loves of women and girls through sports and physical activity

Student athletes

Certification central source

Find more in depth information about the field ranging from aquatics to women's health

An in-depth source for all offering quality information and advice on finding a career in a medical field

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