||Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership - Exercise and Wellness Specialization
The Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership (BSFL) is a four-year degree that prepares students for the development, leadership, delivery, and management of sport and fitness programs. The Bachelor of Sport and Fitness Leadership degree offers one specialization: Exercise and Wellness.
The students will study physical activity adoption and maintenance to optimize fitness and health in both apparently healthy individuals and those with chronic disease risk factors. The Students will gain the skills to work across diverse age, gender, culture and ability populations in the areas of individual and group fitness, high performance sport and exercise leadership.
This degree provides students with the knowledge and skills to lead children, adults and seniors to be active and healthy.
Career/Academic Advancement Opportunities
There are diverse employment opportunities for graduates: municipal recreation; corporate wellness programs; private fitness facilities; educational institutions; local, provincial and national sport organizations; professional sport organizations; multi-disciplinary clinics; provincial health institutions; high performance sport; adventure leadership; marketing; media and public relations.
Graduates have the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to pursue graduate studies in sport and fitness and health promotion, corporate wellness, physical education, exercise physiology, occupational therapy or physiotherapy.
Graduates from the BSFL Exercise & Wellness Specialization meet the requirements to write the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists (CSEP) - Certified Exercise Physiologist® (CEP) exam as well as other fitness related certifications.