If you want an active career with numerous career pathways, start with a Diploma in Sport Science. You'll gain an expert understanding of exercise physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, motor learning, sport psychology and more.
This interdisciplinary program provides flexibility in career direction, with options to specialize in kinesiology or health and recreation.
Gain practical experience during your studies
Put your skills to work by joining the optional Co-operative Education Program, which alternates semesters of study with paid, full-time work in your field. You’ll earn money while gaining experience, building your resume and getting an employer reference, all before you graduate.
University transfer options
If you’re interested in furthering your education, this credential transfers directly into the Bachelor of Physical Education and Coaching at Douglas. Your credential may also transfer to sport science programs at other post-secondary institutions. Visit the B.C. Transfer Guide and your transfer university’s website regularly to confirm which courses transfer.
The Sport Science Diploma is the first step toward a career in coaching, teaching, health and fitness, leisure and sport administration, or exercise science.
This program is available to a limited number of international students. Please contact Douglas College International.