Health and Fitness


This program provides a co-ordinated program of study on a full or part-time basis in the areas of health, fitness and nutrition, and provides basic knowledge in the functions of the healthy human body at rest and during physical exertion. The program is useful to those supervising training and/or fitness programs, to sport coaches, and to the general public.

Credential: Certificate

The Health and Fitness program is in the Department of Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology within the Faculty of Science.

Academic Calendar:

Career possibilities

The world is changing rapidly and you have no way of knowing the full range of career opportunities available to you in the future. Graduates of this program may end up in a range of occupations, including these:

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Disability Manager
  • Educator
  • Ergonomist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Appraiser, Instructor, Coordinator
  • Geriatric Recreational Coordinator
  • Grad School Student (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Chiropractic, Medical, Dental, Pharmacy, Naturopathy, Veterinary)
  • Health and Safety Coordinator
  • Health and Wellness Promotion Coordinator
  • Kinesiologist
  • Orthotist
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Representative
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Researcher
  • Return to Work Coordinator

How to apply

The certificate program

You may add a certificate program to any major. Speak to your faculty advisor.