Career Options

Graduating students typically seek their careers as an adapted physical activity coordinator in a private, public or non-profit sector, a clinical/therapeutic exercise specialist in medical settings, an adapted fitness instructor in residential rehabilitation facilities, a senior exercise specialist, an adapted physical education teacher/consultant in a school setting or school district, an adapted aquatics or aquatic therapy specialist in clinical settings and an entrepreneur in rehabilitation and retirement industries. In addition, those who are interested in working in higher education or research settings often pursue a faculty position in a community college or advance to a doctoral level program in a related field: Adapted Physical Activity/Physical Education, Motor Control/Development, Biomechanics, Neuroscience, and Biomedical Science & Engineering.