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Join us at Laurier

Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Sample Career Options

Graduates of our program can be found working as occupational and physical therapists, teaching in schools throughout the province, practicing as physicians, chiropractors and registered kinesiologists, following careers in sports administration, in personal fitness training or as first responders, or building businesses for themselves.

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

  • activities/athletics director
  • biomechanical engineer
  • coach/assistant
  • exercise physiologist
  • fitness club manager
  • fitness/athletic trainer
  • kinesiologist
  • massage therapist
  • nutritionist/dietitian
  • occupational therapist/assistant
  • orthotics/prosthetics designer
  • physical education teacher
  • physical therapist/assistant
  • recreational therapist
  • seniors wellness program coordinator
  • special needs consultant
  • sports administrator
  • sports marketing
  • sports writer/photographer
  • student life coordinator
  • firefighter, paramedic, police officer

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • city recreation programs
  • educational institutions
  • facilities/stadiums/arenas
  • government sport organizations
  • hospitals/rehabilitation clinics
  • marketing companies
  • media organizations
  • minor sports organizations
  • non-profit organizations
  • professional sports organizations
  • recreation facilities
  • resorts/hotels
  • seniors communities
  • sports medicine clinics
  • wellness centres/health clubs

"I would not trade my time spent at Laurier for anything in the world. I learned everything I set out to learn inside the classroom, but it was my time outside the classroom that I will never forget. During my four years there, I developed relationships both professional and personal that I know will last a lifetime, while learning more about myself than I ever thought possible."

– Daniel Grisebach (BSc '17)


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