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Careers for Exercise and Sport Science Majors

 

 

 

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EXERCISE AND SPORT SCIENCE PROGRAM

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Fitness Industry

Including public (e.g. YMCA), private (e.g. Gold’s Gym), health care (e.g. hospital wellness center), commercial (e.g. Nike, Reebok), government (e.g. military base), or tourism (e.g. resort) settings:

Fitness Instructor

Personal Trainer

Fitness Specialist

FitnessCenter Manager

Group Exercise Instructor

Fitness Coach

Athletic Performance Instructor

Fitness Director

Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Fitness Equipment Sales Representative

Sport Equipment Designer*

 

Corporate/Employee Wellness

Including government, corporate, educational, or private business settings:

Wellness Specialist

Employee Fitness Director

Wellness Coordinator

Wellness Coach

Performance Coach

Exercise Physiologist

Occupational Physiologist*

 

Physical Rehabilitation Setting

Including public or private hospital or clinical settings:

Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist*

Physical Therapist*

Occupational Therapist*

Exercise Physiologist*

Sport Rehabilitation/Athletic Training*

Cancer Wellness Specialist

Clinical Application Specialist

Fitness Promotions Coordinator

Bariatric Personal Trainer

Geriatric Personal Trainer

 

University/College

Including university units such as academic departments, campus recreation/fitness programs, or research facilities:

Strength and Conditioning Coach

Researcher or Grants Coordinator

Fitness Director-Campus Recreation

Exercise Science Laboratory Coordinator

Exercise Physiologist*

Biomechanist*

Athletic Trainer*

* Many positions require/encourage graduate or advanced study

·         Physical Rehabilitation Setting

·         Including public or private hospital or clinical settings:

·         Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist*

·         Physical Therapist*

·         Occupational Therapist*

·         Exercise Physiologist*

·         Sport Rehabilitation/Athletic Training*

·         Cancer Wellness Specialist

·         Clinical Application Specialist

·         Fitness Promotions Coordinator

·         Bariatric Personal Trainer

·         Geriatric Personal Trainer


Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 261954
Conway, SC 29528

Location/Phone:

(843) 349- 2808 (Phone)
(843) 349-2875 (Fax)

Williams-Brice 117

Email:

Cheryl Smith
Administrative Assistant
csmith@coastal.edu

Lynn Mummey
Administrative Assistant
lmummey@coastal.edu

Dr. Gibson Darden
Department Chair
gfdarden@coastal.edu

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