Career Outcomes for Graduate Students

By the numbers - what happens after your MSc or PhD Kinesiology

As graduates of our Master's and Doctoral programs leave, the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences conducts a survey to find out where our graduate students end up being employed. These results are cumulative and are updated annually.


grad survey participants say their job is related to their Kin program


of grad students have, or would, recommend their Kinesiology graduate program to others


We know that it is important for our prospective students to understand what their future might look like if they graduate from one of our Master's or Doctoral programs. This chart shows the division amongst sectors for our graduate student alumni:

Employment sector, by type for MSc and PhD Kinesiology graduates 

Pie chart depicting employment sector for graduates of Kinesiology Master's and Doctoral programs 

"Being able to spend this time independently and surrounded with such creative and critical thinkers means that I could explore all of the paths that science in my field could take me"

- Kinesiology GRAD STUDENT PARTICIPANT, Graduate exit survey Spring 2018

See our students in action

Video of Matt Vonk's winning three minute thesis presentation.

See our graduate students present their research with just one slide and three minutes.