About the Department

Mission Statement

The Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education is to provide significant, carefully developed programs and appropriate academic offerings at the undergraduate and graduate levels, offered in concert with the fundamental mission of Montclair State University. The basic goal of our baccalaureate degree programs is the development of well-educated professionals, capable of contributing within the context of their chosen specialty, to the quality of Education and Human Services in our society. The fundamental thrust of our graduate program is to enhance the academic and professional capabilities of educators serving the wellness needs of our communities and schools, as well as those in the business and industrial sectors. All programs reflect the overall mission of wellness Education in New Jersey and are in concert with the academic and professional capabilities of the department's faculty.