Applied Physiology and Health Management Concentration

*For many of the following career possibilities, additional coursework will be required. For details, see an Applied Physiology and Health Management adviser.
  • Exercise Physiologist within all types of Fitness Centers
  • Research Scientist and Research Associate*
  • Directors, General Managers of Fitness Centers-Corporate, Hospital-based ( e.g. Finley-Ewing, Tom Landry, non-profits-YMCA)
  • Brokers for health insurances to fund/subsidize wellness/fitness programs with companies
  • Owner /Director of private small fitness enterprises - studios, clinics
  • Spa Director with emphasis in the fitness programming
  • Program Directors within all types of Fitness Centers
  • Personal Trainer - within a club, your own business, specialized to different populations*
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation*
  • Technicians for fitness testing
  • Medical Doctor/Orthopedic/Cardiologist/ Physician's Assistant*
  • Sales of medical, performance, or products (equipment or nutritional products, apparel)
  • Physical Therapy-private to targeted groups, sports medicine centers, performance centers, occupational*
  • Athletic Trainer*
  • Fitness consultant and writer for journals, magazines and websites
  • Sports Performance trainer - sports performance centers and teams
  • Nutritionist with a Master's and a RD (Registered Dietician)*
  • Product development for fitness apparel and fitness equipment
  • Marketing Analyst for fitness products and action sports and following current market trends
  • Social Media director for fitness and health organizations
  • Physicians Assistant 
  • Nursing