Careers and Certifications

A degree from the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation will provide you with the skills and abilities necessary to achieve a rewarding career in a variety of occupations.

Here are some of the careers available with each degree program.

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPE)
Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (BScKin)

Bachelor of Arts
in Recreation, Sport, and Tourism (BARST)

Bachelor of Physical Education/Bachelor of Education (BPE/BEd)
  • Fitness Instructor 
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Athletic Therapist
  • Professional Athlete
  • Coach
  • Facility Manager


  • Kinesiologist
  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Coach
  • Athletic Therapist
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Exercise Specialist
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Event Planner
  • Recreation Facility Operator
  • Recreation and Sport Administrator
  • Recreation Coordinator/Supervisor
  • Community and Park Planner
  • Heritage Interpreter
  • Volunteer Manager
  • Foreign Service Officer 
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Life Skills Coach
  • Child and Youth Programmer
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Policy Developer
  • Coach  












Certifications and Memberships

In addition, graduates of our degree programs may also obtain additional certifications and memberships:

Other resources include