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Department of Kinesiology


Sample Job Descriptions

Exercise Physiologist (post-graduate): A Masters level clinical exercise physiologist is trained to work in a variety of settings that can include, but are not limited to, the following jobs: cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation specialist; corporate fitness director; research technician in exercise physiology or in biochemistry; community college/college lecturer; research associate. Doctoral level exercise physiologists are trained to become: researchers and teachers at the University level; program directors for cardiac and pulmonary rehabilitation programs; and researchers for organizations within the private sector.

Medicine and Allied Health Professions: The exercise physiology undergraduate curriculum is designed to prepare students for a variety of post-graduate careers in medicine and allied health professions. The majority of prerequisites for medical and physical therapy school are included in the exercise physiology curriculum.