Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Kinesiology and Exercise Physiology degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Adventure Education Teacher
Aerobics Instructor
Athletic Director
Athletic Trainer
Camp Counselor
Chiropractic Physician
Coach/ Referee
Community College Instructor
Fitness Education Teacher
Health Club Manager
Massage Therapist
Media Relations Specialist
Occupational Therapist
Park Ranger
Personal Trainer
Physical Education Teacher
Physical Therapist
Physical Therapy Assistant
Physician Assistant
Professional Scout
Recreation and Fitness Worker
Recreation Therapist
Recreation Facility Manager
Rehabilitation Counselor
Sales Representative
Specialty Medical Profession
Sports Instructor
Sports Marketing Manager
Sports Retail Manager
Sports Equipment Buyer


  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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