Real jobs for college graduates who major in exercise science or recreation and leisure studies.
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Job titles for graduates with exercise science or recreation & leisure studies 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
- 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
- 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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