Careers

Any degree earned through your studies with the IWU Division of Health and Human Performance can lead to graduate school and work as a professor, in addition to career options in the following areas:

Sports Management

  • Sports Marketing and Promotions
  • Facility Management and Design
  • Event Management/Public Relations
  • Sports Information Director
  • Athletic Director/Coach
  • Sports Agent/Ticket Sales

Sports Ministries

  • Church Sports Ministry
  • Sport Camps
  • Youth Sports Ministries
  • Sports Chaplaincy
  • Individual Sports Coach Training
  • Mission Organizations

Physical and Health Education

  • Teacher
    • Secondary Education (5-12)
    • All-Level (K-12)
  • Athletic Coach
  • Program/Activities Director

Athletic Training

  • Certified/Licensed Athletic Trainer
    • Secondary Schools
    • Colleges/Universities
    • Professional Sports
    • Rehabilitation Sports
    • Hospital Outpatient Rehab
    • Sports Medicine Clinics
    • Physician Offices
    • Fitness Centers
    • Industry

Exercise Science

  • Graduate School (may be required to pursue specific careers)
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehab
  • Cancer Rehab
  • Biomechanics
  • Fitness Leadership
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Physical Therapist
  • Physician's Assistant
  • Researcher
  • Kinesiotherapist

Settings: YMCA, Hospital, Academics, Clinics, Wellness/Exercise Centers

Applied Health and Fitness

  • Personal Training
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Corporate/Adult Fitness
  • Wellness Centers/Health Agencies
  • Employee Fitness Director
  • Group Exercise Instructor
  • Health Agency Leadership

Recreation Management

  • Church Recreation
  • Parks (City, State, National)
  • Camp Administration and Personnel
  • Resort Services
  • Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Cruise Ship Programming
  • Program Director
  • Industrial Recreation
  • Aquatics Director
  • Tourism
  • Event Management