Career Opportunities

Students working out with hand weights.

Career Options for Different Degrees:

Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science

  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Registered Nurse
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant
  • Radiation Therapist
  • Personal Trainer (ACSM, ACE certifications needed)
  • Personal and Homecare aid
  • Fitness Consultant
  • Coach
  • Dance Instructor
  • Adult Fitness Leader
  • Health Educator
  • Exercise Test Technologist
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation

Bachelor Degree in Athletic Training

  • College Athletic Trainer
  • Rehabilitation Therapist
  • Can work in Hospitals, Schools, Colleges, Rehabilitation Centers

Bachelor Degree in Sports Administration/Management

  • Athletic Director
  • Exercise Program Director
  • Fitness Program Coordinator
  • General Manager, Prof. Sports Team
  • Health Club Manager
  • Sporting Goods Manufacturer's Representative
  • Advertising Assistant for a Professional Sports Team
  • Statistical Analyst for a Professional Sports Team

Bachelor Degree in Physical Education

  • Personal Trainer
  • Fitness Center manager
  • Recreation Director
  • Youth Sports Coach
  • Teachers and Coaches (grades K-12)
  • Physical Education Director
  • Wellness Coach
  • Community Health Educator
  • Equipment Manager
  • Intramural Director
  • Sports Agent
  • Correction Facilities Instructor