Careers

Graduates of the exercise science major work in a variety of areas within the fitness and wellness industry. Many graduates also pursue graduate studies, including physical therapy programs. Some careers of interest for exercise science majors include:

  • Aquatic management
  • Athletic director
  • Athletic trainer
  • Country club manager
  • Dance instructor/aerobics instructor
  • Emergency medical technician
  • Exercise physiology
  • Exercise test technicians
  • Fitness and wellness program manager
  • Fitness instructor
  • Health club manager
  • Health/fitness consultant
  • Nutrition specialist
  • Occupation exercise scientist
  • Park manager
  • Personal trainer
  • Physical therapy
  • Sports medicine
  • Sports nutritionist
  • Strength and conditioning specialist for athletes