What Can I Do with My Degree?

A lot! Our degree programs prepare students for success after they graduate. Sample careers for each degree can be found below.

Applied Exercise Science

Sample Careers in Applied Exercise Science

Requiring undergraduate education:

  • Worksite Wellness Coordinator
  • Business Owner
  • Operations Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist
  • Personal/Group Exercise Specialist
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Research Scientist

Requiring graduate education:

  • Athletic Director
  • College Professor
  • Director of Health Education
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Registered Dietician
  • Sport Psychologist

Transferable Skills

  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • First-aid and CPR
  • Motor skills
  • Patience
  • Presentation skills (oral and demonstrative)
  • Problem-solving
  • Programming
  • Teaching skill and interest
  • Time management and organization

Related Websites

Athletic Training

Sample Careers in Athletic Training

Requiring undergraduate education:

  • Athletic Trainer in Clinic/High School
  • Athletic Trainer in Sports Medicine Clinic
  • Athletic Trainer/Teacher (dual degree required)
  • Sales/Marketing

Requiring graduate education:

  • Academic Program Director
  • Administrative Director/Coordinator Owner/Sole Proprietor
  • Asst./Assoc. Athletic Director
  • Athletic Director
  • Athletic Trainer (Assistant)
  • Athletic Trainer (Head)
  • Athletic Trainer in Industry
  • Athletic Trainer in the Military
  • Clinic Director/Coordinator
  • Clinical Education Coordinator
  • Counselor
  • Department Chair
  • Director/Coordinator – Sports Medicine
  • Educational Consultant
  • Orthopedic Surgeon
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physician Extender
  • Professor/Lecturer/Instructor

Transferable Skills

  • Ability to record, organize, and store information
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Communication
  • Decision-Making
  • Deductive Reasoning
  • Motor Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork

Related Websites

Movement Science

Sample Careers in Movement Science

Requiring undergraduate education:

  • Corporate fitness (requires certification)
  • Health and fitness consulting
  • Health and fitness media relations/reports
  • Health and fitness professional
  • Laboratory technician/study coordinator
  • Personal Trainer (requires certification)
  • Pharmaceutical and health product sales

Requiring graduate education:

  • Biomechanics Consultant
  • Chiropractor
  • Clinical Exercise Physiologist
  • Dentist
  • Human Factors Consultant (Ergonomist)
  • Neurophysiologist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Optometrist
  • Orthodontist
  • Orthotist
  • Pharmacist
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician
  • Physician’s Assistant
  • Podiatrist
  • Professor
  • Prosthetist
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Salesperson/support person for neurotechnology products
  • Scientist
  • Specialist in Sports Nutrition/Dietetics
  • Speech Therapist
  • Veterinarian

Transferable Skills

  • Basic first-aid and CPR
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Research skills
  • Time management and organization

Related Websites

Sport Management

Sample Careers in Sport Management

Requiring undergraduate education:

  • Advertising
  • Athletic Event Coordinator
  • Broadcast Production Services
  • Consultant, Sports and Entertainment
  • Coordinator, Sports Marketing
  • Corporate Sales
  • Fitness Center Director
  • Fitness Center/Health Club Manager
  • Manager, Sports Promotion
  • Network Administrator
  • Project Coordinator
  • Public Relations Consultant
  • Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Sport Camp Manager
  • Sport Marketing Companies
  • Sport Researcher
  • Sport Telemarketing
  • Sports Broadcaster
  • Sports Editor/Staff Writer
  • Ticket Operations

Requiring graduate education:

  • Account Executive
  • Athletic Business Manager
  • Athletic Director
  • Director of Athletic Facilities
  • Director of Athletic Fundraising
  • Director of Athletic Marketing
  • Director of Compliance Services
  • Director of Merchandising
  • Director of Promotions
  • Director of Tournament & Sponsor Relations
  • Media Relations/Publicity
  • Player Agent/Representative
  • Sport League Commissioner
  • Sports Information Director

Related Fields of Study

  • Sport Law
  • Sport Psychology
  • Sport Sociology

Transferable Skills

  • Communication
  • Computer skills
  • Decision-making
  • Persuasion
  • Problem-solving
  • Public speaking
  • Research skills
  • Time management/organization
  • Writing

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