Career paths

By the numbers

Among 2010 graduates, 80% of students majoring in Exercise Science, Fitness Studies, Sport Studies, and Community Health have been placed in full-time field related area 6 months post graduation.

Approximately 30% of HHP graduates choose to go on to graduate school in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, sports management, nutrition, or radiology upon graduation from Concordia every year. 

Students wishing to enter graduate school have experienced a 100% acceptance rate.

 

Recent graduate programs entered

  • Creighton University – Omaha, NE
  • University of Nebraska Medical School – Omaha, NE
  • Regis University – Denver, CO
  • College of St. Mary – Omaha, NE
  • Concordia University – Mequon, WI
  • Midwestern University – Glendale, Arizona
  • Clarkson College – Omaha, NE
  • Rockhurst University – Kansas City, MO 

Recent employers

  • Lincoln Saltdogs – Lincoln, NE
  • Prairie Life Fitness – Lincoln, NE
  • Phoenix Coyotes – NHL – Phoenix, AZ
  • Lincoln Community Bloodbank – Lincoln, NE
  • BryanLGH – Lincoln, NE
  • St. Elizabeth Hospital – Lincoln, NE
  • YMCA’s – Locations all across the United States
  • Victory Pilates – Lincoln, NE
  • Union Pacific Wellness Program – Omaha, NE
  • MPI Research – Lincoln, NE
  • Link Parks and Recreation – Lincoln, NE
  • Union Bank – Wellness Specialist – Lincoln, NE
  • Physical and Occupational Therapists in a variety of settings and states

Recent internships

  • Prairie Life Fitness – Lincoln, NE
  • Utica Legion Baseball – Utica, NE
  • Madonna ProActive – Lincoln, NE
  • Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital – Lincoln, NE
  • Concordia Athletics – Seward, NE
  • Lincoln Saltdogs Baseball – Lincoln, NE
  • YMCA – Locations all across the United States
  • BryanLGH – Lincoln, NE
  • Life Pointe by BryanLGH – Lincoln, NE
  • St. Elizabeth – Lincoln, NE
  • Seward Physical Therapy – Seward, NE
  • Crave Nutrition – Littleton, CO
  • Seward High Soccer Program – Seward, NE
  • York Physical Therapy – York, NE
  • Athletic Republic – Toledo, OH
  • Seward Swarm Baseball – Seward, NE
  • Lafayette Recreation Center – Lafayette, CO

What can I do with my major?

B.S. Exercise Science

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Physical Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Biomechanist
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Dietitian/Nutritionist
  • Employee Fitness Director
  • Exercise Physiologist
  • Personal Trainer
  • Researcher
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Teacher


B.A. Fitness Studies

  • Employee Fitness Director
  • Personal Trainer
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Fitness and Wellness Instructor
  • Group Exercise Instructor


B.A. Sports Studies - Sport Management

  • Administrator of Teams/Leagues
  • Public Relations
  • Sales
  • Marketing and Promotions
  • Ticketing and Seat Management
  • Facilities Management
  • Event Coordination
  • Program Coordination
  • Fundraising
  • Athlete Representation


B.A. Sports Studies - Sport Communication

  • Journalist
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Advertising Agent
  • Athletic Director
  • Business Manager
  • Community Relations Director
  • Facilities Manager
  • Marketing Director
  • Media Relations Director
  • Personnel Director
  • Radio Broadcaster
  • Photojournalist
  • Sports Agent
  • Sports Information Director
  • Statistician
  • Video Technician


B.A. Sports Studies - Sport Coaching

  • Professional Coach
  • College Coach
  • High School Coach
  • Private Coach
  • Youth Sport Coach


B.A. Community Health

  • Community Services
  • Health Educator
  • Worksite Wellness Coordinator
  • Hospital Health Education Coordinator
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Commercial Wellness Centers
  • Environmental Health Specialist
  • Weight Management Specialist