Great Careers

Exercise studies majors can work in a variety of fields, from medicine to personal trainer. This degree is good for careers in corporate fitness, agency fitness (YMCA, YWCA, etc.), health clubs, managers of fitness facilities, personal trainers, and strength and conditioning coaches.

Administrative Positions:

  • Activities Director 
  • Community Planner
  • Fitness Program Coordinator
  • Park Manager
  • Public Health Education
  • Recreation Director
  • Sports Administrator
  • Sports Camp Director
  • Sports Camp Coach

Careers in Medicine:

  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Health Advocate
  • Nutritionist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Massage Therapist
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Chiropractice


  • Strength Trainer
  • Exercise Trainer
  • Trainer's Assistant
  • Personal Trainer
  • Weight Training