This four-year applied degree program prepares you with the knowledge and skills to work in the fields of exercise physiology, kinesiology, exercise therapy, fitness, high-performance sport, adapted physical activity, health and community recreation.
Is Kinesiology right for you?
If you're interested in promoting active and healthy lifestyles or high-performance training, this kinesiology program may be your path to a fulfilling career.
Learn how to prescribe exercise programs for people at all stages of life and health. You'll develop the knowledge and skills for human performance assessment, exercise prescription, program design, high-performance training, and community recreational instruction and programming.
Through a wide range of populations – including high-performance athletes, children, youth, adolescents, older adults, Indigenous Peoples, individuals with diverse abilities, and individuals with chronic health conditions – you'll be prepared to work collaboratively and across disciplines in a range of health, fitness, sport, and specialized environments.
As a student
Our Kinesiology program is delivered at the Interurban campus with some courses engaging in our natural surroundings and with specialist providers in the community. As a Kinesiology student, you will become an integral part of the Centre for Sport & Exercise Education (CSEE) throughout your program.
You’ll connect theory with hands-on practice through interactive classroom, lab and workplace learning environments within clinical, community, sport and recreation settings.
Small class size
With smaller class sizes, you'll get to know your peers and instructors for more in-depth learning, support and camaraderie.
Put your skills to work and gain valuable industry experience. You'll have the choice between a 100-hour work experience or 300-hour internship.
Graduates of the Bachelor of Kinesiology meet the requirements to pursue the following certifications:
A wide array of career opportunities exist for graduates in multi-disciplinary clinics, provincial health institutions, private fitness facilities and municipal recreation including the following roles and areas:
- exercise physiologist
- exercise therapist
- personal trainer
- strength and conditioning coach
- adapted sport and physical activity
- physical literacy
- high-performance sport
- corporate wellness
- health promotion
- community recreation
Graduates may pursue post-graduate education in physiotherapy and occupational therapy programs as well as a variety of other post-graduate programs.
The Centre for Sport & Exercise Education Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff. For more information please contact email@example.com.