Why Kinesiology?

Kinesiology students come from many different backgrounds but have a common interest in the biological basis of human structure, function and performance.

Why Kinesiology?

Kinesiology students come from many different backgrounds but have a common interest in the biological basis of human structure, function and performance.

Students who graduate from the Kinesiology Stream are eligible to join the British Columbia Association of Kinesiologists (BCAK) and are prepared to complete certification as fitness leaders in Weight Training and Personal Trainers with British Columbia Recreation and Parks.

In addition students are prepared to write certification exams with the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and/or Certified Personal Trainer (CPT).

Within the Kinesiology Stream of the School of Human Kinetics, there is an option for students to specialize in Strength & Conditioning. This specialization is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as an “approved educational program’- one of only three in Canada.

Degrees

Bachelor of Human Kinetics (BHK)

Important Dates

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Financial Aid

Investing in your future may require some help along the way. We offer merit and need-based awards to help offset the cost of tuition. Planning early is key and we are here to help get you started.

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Admission Requirements

The admissions process at TWU is designed to be simple and convenient. Once we receive your application and transcripts, you will be contacted by your admissions counsellor within two weeks on your admittance.

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Athletic Facilities

TWU offers state-of-the-art facilities including a gym, fitness centre and bouldering wall. As well, TWU hosts all Spartan Athletics games at the brand-new Langley Events Centre.

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Careers in Kinesiology

Predominantly based in function, rehabilitation and performance, kinesiologists can work in many different settings as:

  • Exercise therapists
  • Personal trainers
  • Kinesiologists
  • Sport coaches
  • Physiotherapists
  • Chiropractors
  • Medical doctors