Lakehead University - Thunder Bay


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School:Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Faculty:Health & Behavioural Sciences
Field of Study:Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Description:Kinesiology is the study of human movement. As physical activity plays a central role in health and well-being, a solid background in this field opens doors to a number of exciting potential careers. Graduates may find work as exercise specialists in clinical and health-related institutions or pursue a number of varied fields such as medicine, nutrition, education, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, and chiropractic. As a Kinesiology student, you can look forward to an exciting future! The profession is continuing to evolve in Canada and internationally and is now a regulated health profession within Ontario.

Our broad-based curriculum and balance of in-class and hands-on learning will equip you to work in a number of fields, including clinical exercise therapy, personal training, disability management, health and safety, ergonomics, fitness consulting, health, and fitness and sport leadership. As an Honour’s student, you can also opt to pursue a Master’s, in which you will have the chance to pursue a project that’s aligned with your own interests and passions. Current graduate projects range from assessing the mental and physical health benefits of dog walking to evaluating the effectiveness of kettlebell workouts.
URL:Kinesiology at Lakehead University - Thunder Bay
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $7,551

The tuition cost estimate is for Year 1 of the program.
Application #:275
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Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 100

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Completion of the Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent high school diploma; Grade 12 U English, 1 Credit in Grade 12 U Math, 2 Credits from: Grade 12 U Chemistry, Grade 12 U Biology, Grade 12 U Exercise Science, Grade 12 U Introductory Kinesiology, or Grade 12 U Physics; and 2 Additional Grade 12 U or M Credits

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Applicants whose first language is not English will need to satisfy Lakehead University’s English language proficiency requirements. Applicants can complete one of the following recognized language tests with the required minimum scores: TOEFL PBT-550, CBT-213, or iBT-80; IELTS-6.5; MELAB-85; CAEL-60.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on October 02, 2017

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