Kinesiology Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS) Program By Oregon State University | Top Universities

Kinesiology Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)

Kinesiology Undergraduate Major (BS, HBS)

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  • Study Level Bachelors
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The Kinesiology major prepares students for careers in physical activity and fitness/wellness such as organizing, directing or managing physical fitness programs; personal trainer; fitness instructor; exercise physiologist; strength and fitness coach; and fitness entrepreneur. The degree can also serve as preparation for applications to a master's level physical education teacher education program, medical school, a professional program in the allied health professions (e.g., physical or occupational therapy, nursing, physician assistant) or other graduate education. Students interested in entry into professional schools of physical or occupational therapy, nursing, medical school, or physicians’ assistant should take the Pre-Therapy and Allied Health option of the Kinesiology major, which has entry standards that must be met after completion of 90 credits. Career Options Clinical exercise physiologist Club or corporate fitness instructor Fitness entrepreneur Fitness program director Nurse Occupational therapist Personal trainer Physical education teacher Physical therapist Physical therapy aide Physician Physician assistant Research and education Special educator Specialized careers in exercise, fitness, health and athletic fields Strength coach Strength physiologist Wellness/prevention program coordinator

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