Careers in Kinesiology
Interested in finding out more about a Career in Kinesiology!
The American Kinesiology Association has put together a free webinar on obtaining a kinesiology education. This is an excellent resource for those considering a career in kinesiology or as a pathway to a related healthcare profession.
View the Webinar or Download Presentation Slides
Kinesiology: the profession
In Canada, the Canadian Council of University Physical Education and Kinesiology Administrators or "CCUPEKA", has been accrediting University and College programs for content and instruction for the past 40 years.
We recommend you read their position statement: The Role of Kinesiologists and the Promotion of Physical Activity and Exercise in the Canadian Health Care System in order to find out more about the increasing role of kinesiology professionals in society.
For those interested in pursuing a post-secondary kinesiology education in BC, please check out the universities and colleges who provide 4 year undergraduate degrees in BC.
The following is a list of kinesiology undergraduate degree programs which have been pre-approved for Practicing membership with the BCAK;
Graduation from other 4 year bachelors degree programs in kinesiology does not exclude you from membership, however a full course review is required to ensure the core and elective course requirements are met. Full details can be found on the Practicing Membership page.
If you are looking for job opportunities, you can see an overview of the current BCAK Job Posting here! (membership is required to see complete details).