What the career options for working in physical education?


What the career options for working in physical education?

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Those working in physical education have many different career options in different environments, including schools, sport management, retail sales, fitness facilities, athletic programs, municipal recreation, camp settings, boys and girls clubs, and community programs. Below is a list of some specific career paths that people can pursue after studying physical education.

  • Adaptive Physical Education Specialist
  • Adventure/Outdoor Educator
  • Aerobics Instructor
  • Athletic Coach
  • Athletic Director
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Camp Director
  • College Instructor/Professor
  • Community Sports Director
  • Corporate Wellness Specialist
  • Dance Instructor
  • Director of Intramural Sports
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Operations
  • Early Childhood Motor Skills Instructor
  • Education Administrator
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Facility/Venue Manager
  • Fitness Instructor
  • Health/Fitness Consultant
  • Health Promotions Director
  • Health Researcher
  • Human Kinetics Specialist
  • Nutritionist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Physical Health Advocate
  • Physical Therapist
  • Player Agent/Representative
  • Professional Sports Scout
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Recreation Center Manager
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Referee/Umpire
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Sports Broadcaster
  • Sports Journalist
  • Sports Information Director
  • Sports Marketing Specialist
  • Sports Medicine Physician
  • Sports Nutritionist/Dietitian
  • Sports Psychologist
  • Sports Statistician
  • Strength & Conditioning Coach
  • Tournament Director

For more information about physical education careers, check out this article: Career Information for a Degree in Physical Education

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