Pursue a career devoted to the health care of active individuals through to high-performance athletes. You will develop the knowledge and practical skills needed for injury prevention, emergency services, and rehabilitation. Using the state-of-the-art PERFORM Centre, a research facility focusing on health through prevention, you will undertake musculoskeletal and postural evaluation, equipment fitting and selection, prophylactic and supportive taping and wrapping, injury assessment, basic and advanced emergency life support and first aid. Your educational experience will include foundations in human anatomy, exercise physiology, biomechanics, and nutrition as well as conditioning programs and rehabilitative techniques.
Science First-Year Experience Program - For students from other Canadian provinces. Connect with other first-year science students and engage in interdisciplinary, research-based approaches to the foundational sciences.
*Admission is to the Major in Exercise Science. Students seeking admission to the Honours and (BScAT) program may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0.
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
Admission is to the Major in Exercise Science. Students seeking admission to the Honours program may apply for a transfer after having completed certain courses and obtained a grade point average of 3.0.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
After your degree
Our programs open up career paths in health- and fitness-related sectors that can include:
Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology
Assess human movement, performance and function in healthy and clinical populations
Develop rehabilitation programs for people with various chronic diseases (cardiac, pulmonary, metabolic, oncologic, renal, etc.) and clients with injuries
Create, plan and implement a variety of fitness activities and programs for diverse populations
Promote healthy lifestyles to enhance quality of life
Conduct workplace assessment to reduce the risk of employee injury
Certified Athletic Therapist in Canada (C.A.T.[C])
Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology (BSc)
The Kinesiology and Clinical Exercise Physiology program will help you how to adapt traditional exercise forms, fitness assessment techniques and training protocols to meet the needs of people with physical and sensory impairments.