Career Opportunities

Explore a Wide-Open Field

The Master of Science in Kinesiology at California Baptist University prepares sport professionals for career opportunities in a wide variety of areas, including teaching, coaching, and management of sport, fitness, recreation, leisure programs and various sport-related organizations. Potential career paths are virtually limitless, with new specialties continually emerging, here is a sampling of some of the rewarding and exciting professional possibilities afforded by a graduate degree in Kinesiology from CBU.

Athletic Director

Graduates from CBU's MS in Kinesiology program may use their advanced degree and learning to pursue Athletic Director positions establishing and monitoring athletic programs for a wide variety of organizations including schools, colleges, parks and recreation departments, and more.

Elementary/Secondary Education

The MS in Kinesiology from CBU, allows teaching professionals the opportunity to advance their careers, expand their proficiency, and increase their value at elementary and secondary institutions in public, private and religious schools.

Professional, Semi-Professional, Collegiate and High School Sports

Graduates of CBU's MS in Kinesiology program have the opportunity to explore a variety of positions and roles within athletic organizations at the professional, semi-professional, collegiate and high school level.

Other Athletic Programs

Graduates may choose to explore career opportunities as directors, managers, administrators and coaches in a range of athletic programs, including intramural sports, parks and recreation departments, outdoor recreation, fitness centers, leisure programs and more. Graduates are additionally equipped with the skills to establish their own sport and fitness-related businesses

Promotions and Marketing

CBU's MS in Kinesiology prepares candidates to pursue careers in a variety of promotional and marketing capacities for sport organizations and venues, including sales, box office management, ticketing, sponsor development, special event coordination and more.

Sporting Goods Retail and Manufacturing

Graduates can leverage knowledge gained in the program to advance careers in product development, manufacturing, launch, distribution and sales.

Sports Media

The MS in Kinesiology from CBU builds candidates' sport knowledge, preparing them for careers as sports reporters, sports editors, sports commentators and sports talk show hosts.

Facilities Manager

Graduates of the program are equipped with the skills to manage facility operations, pools and more.

Accounting and Finance

CBU's MS in Kinesiology curriculum covers all key aspects of sports management, including accounting and financing — preparing candidates to manage the economic aspects of sports organizations.

To learn more about the many rewarding professional opportunities that come with the MS in Kinesiology, please attend an upcoming Graduate Program Information Session.