What our Grads are Doing

McMaster's well-rounded Kinesiology graduates secure a variety of challenging careers, and are well-prepared for:  




 Continue in professional degree programs including:


As well, many continue their studies at the masters and doctoral levels in:

  • exercise physiology
  • psychomotor behaviour
  • health psychology
  • cardiac rehabilitation
  • biomechanics
  • community health


A province-wide survey of University graduates two years after graduation reported an employment rate for those with McMaster Kinesiology degrees of 98 percent. In other words, employers are keen to hire kinesiology graduates. We recently surveyed our graduates and found that they are employed in a wide variety of challenging careers, including but not limited to:
  • Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant
  • Ergonomics Consultant
  • Kinesiologist in hospital and physiotherapy clinic
  • Director of a Wellness Clinic
  • Benefits Claims Adjuster
  • University Student Advisor
  • Massage Therapist
  • Director of Programming for the YWCA
  • Cardiovascular Surgical Equipment Sales Rep.

Contact Kinesiology

The Department of Kinesiology is located in the Ivor Wynne Centre (IWC) and IWC East Building, on the northeast side of the university's central campus.
Department of Kinesiology
McMaster University
1280 Main Street West
Ivor Wynne Centre
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1