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Dave Dennis
Department Chair
Email: ddennis@wju.edu
Phone: 1-304-243-2164


Possible Careers


The Exercise Science program is designed to develop students who will successfully develop careers within:

Salary Range ($29,000 - $100,000+)

  • Industry and Corporate Settings
  • Worksite wellness programming
  • Fitness and Wellness Director
  • Counseling and Educator
  • Athletic Settings
  • Strength and Conditioning specialist
  • Coaching
  • Performance Enhancement (Conditioning and Personal Training)
  • Community, Recreation, or Government Settings
  • Adult Fitness
  • Pediatric/Geriatric Health and Fitness
  • Medical Institutions
  • Movement oriented therapy
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Research assistant
  • Pursue advanced post-professional degree

Specific Job Opportunities include the following: (May require further education)

  • Activity Specialist
  • Aerobics Instructor
  • Anatomist
  • Athletic Director
  • Athletic Training
  • Camp Director
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Chiropractor
  • Community Program Director
  • Dietitian/Sports Nutritionist
  • Ergonomist
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Fitness Coach
  • Gym Manager/Owner
  • Educator
  • Kinesiologist
  • Massage Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Orthopedic Technician
  • Physician
  • Personal Trainer
  • Physical Therapist
  • Recreation and Leisure Director
  • Registered Nurse
  • Researcher
  • Sales
  • Spa Manager
  • Sporting Goods Sales Rep
  • Sports Agent
  • Sports Coach
  • Sports Facility Manager
  • Sports Medicine Physician
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • University Professor
  • Wellness Coordinator

 




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