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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences – Kinesiology and Health Promotion

Use exercise and lifestyle coaching to improve health and performance.

Ready for the next level

Once she chose Sheridan, recent graduate Lana Socha never looked back. Inspired by her professors, Lana worked on such exciting exercise and health promotion initiatives as the MoveU project. With the skills and knowledge she gained at Sheridan, Lana’s set for her next challenge — tackling childhood obesity and furthering her studies.

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Sheridan's Kinesiology and Health Promotion program equips you to develop, implement and manage health programs and initiatives.

Outstanding career preparation

The program's multidisciplinary approach borrows from the strengths of traditional kinesiology and health sciences curricula and enhances them with business management and lab experiences. Through two field placements (Year 2 and 4) and a 14-week paid cooperative work term (Year 3), you'll have the opportunity to observe and apply theories studied in class, gaining invaluable real-world experience.

What you'll learn

  • Biomechanics
  • Ergonomics and clinical exercise physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Strength and conditioning
  • Wellness coaching and group fitness leadership
  • Lifestyle assessment and counselling

Additional certification

As a graduate of this program, you can receive professional certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and the Ontario Kinesiology Association. As this program is a recognized undergraduate degree, you'll also qualify to move on to post-graduate training at universities in Canada and the United States.

Program Offerings

  • Honours Baccalaureate Degree

    • Full-Time
    • 4 yrs (8 semesters)
    • Program code: PBHSK