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What Can I Do with a Major in Exercise Science or Recreation & Leisure Studies?

Real jobs for college graduates who major in exercise science or recreation and leisure services.

 Explore your career choices in this section of MyCollegeSuccessStory, which provides you with real job titles and careers that correspond with specific college majors. While your degree is important, so too is what you major in while in college. 

Job titles for graduates with exercise science or recreation and leisure services degrees:

  • Activities Director

  • Activities Specialist

  • Athletic Coach

  • Athletic Trainer

  • Adventure/Risk Trainer

  • Camp Director

  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist

  • Community Planner

  • Corporate Fitness Instructor

  • Cruise Recreation Director

  • Dietitian

  • Early Childhood Motor Skills Instructor

  • Exercise Physiologist

  • Fitness Program Coordinator

  • Health Administrator

  • Health Advocate

  • Health Consultant

  • Health Information Specialist

  • Human Kinetics Specialist

  • Movement Education Specialist

  • Nutritionist

  • Occupational Therapist

  • Occupational Exercise Scientist

  • Municipal Recreation Specialist

  • Park Manager

  • Personal Trainer

  • Physical Education Specialist

  • Physical Education Teacher

  • Physical Therapist

  • Public Health Educator

  • Recreation Technician

  • Recreation Director

  • Resort Recreation Director

  • Resource Management Specialist

  • School Health Educator

  • School Fitness Instructor

  • Spa Director

  • Sports Administrator

  • Sports Massage Therapist

  • Strength/Conditioning Coach

  • Therapeutic Recreation Specialist

  • Youth/Sports Camp Coach

  • Youth/Sports Camp Director

  • Weight Training Instructor

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