Careers

A degree related to health, exercise science and athletics gives students the opportunity to pursue a number of careers including coaching, teaching, physical therapy, sports medicine, athletic training and more. For more information on potential careers visit the Public Health Online website. 

Career options

  • Coaching
  • Sports Instructor
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Chiropractic
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Activities Director
  • Adventurer/Risk Trainer
  • Aquatic Management
  • Athletic Coach
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Fitness Instructor
  • Community Recreation
  • Corporate Fitness Instructor
  • Country Club manger
  • Camp Director
  • Dietitian
  • Chiropractor
  • Sports Agent
  • Athletic Director
  • Cruise Recreation Director
  • Dance/Aerobics Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Tech.
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Health/Fitness Consultant
  • SPA/Health Club Manager
  • PE/Sport/Research Instructor
  • Occupational Exercise
  • Park Manager
  • Occupational Therapy Asst.
  • Sports Medicine
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Nutrition Specialist
  • Commercial Recreation
  • Personal Trainer
  • Prison Recreation Specialist
  • Recreation Specialist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Sporting Goods Sales
  • Social Director
  • Strength-Conditioning Coach
  • Swimming Pool Manager
  • Teacher; Physical Education
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Sports–Fitness Nutritionist
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Professional Sports Umpire