Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences

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Career Possibilities in Kinesiology

Kinesiology graduates are prepared for continued education in physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician’s assistant programs, and other health care/medical schools. Career paths and options include commercial fitness, health and wellness programs, public and private health agencies, and teaching or coaching at the community college level. According to a recent department survey, graduates have attained careers as executive directors of recreation, physical therapy technicians, directors of fitness, personal trainers, activity coordinators, and fitness instructors.