For undergraduate students

Areas of Study

  • Are you interested in working in a health profession, teaching or coaching, program planning, recreation, sharing your love of physical activity with children, adults and seniors or working with athletes?
  • Do you believe physical activity is an important part of living a healthy, well‑rounded life?
  • Would you like a career that could go in many different directions, depending on your interests?

If the answer is yes, a career in Kinesiology may be the right fit for you!

This study route is the most popular of the four offered in the College of Kinesiology. It provides you with the opportunity to pursue many sub‑fields, including physiology, anatomy, health, sport administration and health psychology.

Students interested in the following careers should select this study route: 

  • administration
  • athletic therapy
  • cardiac rehabilitation
  • chronic disease health specialist
  • coaching
  • fitness and exercise management
  • health and fitness
  • non‑profit agencies 
  • personal training
  • rehabilitation
  • resorts, parks and outdoor recreation

The flexibility of this program is also a benefit to those interested in pursuing a second degree: 

  • chiropractic
  • medicine
  • nursing
  • occupational therapy
  • physical therapy (physiotherapy)
  • public health

Are you interested in becoming a high school physical education teacher? This study route is designed so you will graduate in five years with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Bachelor of Education. To ensure you will be a well‑rounded teacher, you will specialize in a teaching area in addition to physical education. 

For those students entering their fourth year, the College of Kinesiology offers an opportunity to complete an Honours research project under the direct supervision of a faculty member.  The Honours Program runs from September to April and offers the chance to develop, propose, execute, analyze and present a complete research project.

There are multiple minors available to kinesiology students. To find out more contact