Exercise Science at Montclair State

Exercise Science/Athletic Training (Combined BS/MS)

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Exercise Science/Athletic Training (Combined BS/MS)

The BS in Exercise Science prepares students to design and implement fitness programs. Coursework focuses on providing students with a strong foundation in scientific and practical knowledge. Our Athletic Training MS offers advanced education in the field of Athletic Training and sports medicine in a variety of formats, including accelerated schedules, hybrid instruction and traditional classroom and laboratory.

Application Requirements

If you are a prospective Freshman or Transfer applicant, learn more about admission criteria here.

Students with a GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Application Deadline: Rolling admission
  • Students will be sent an expedited application from The Graduate School to complete
Students with a GPA below 3.0

Students with a GPA below a 3.0 are not eligible for admission to a Combined Program, and will need to submit a traditional application to their graduate program of interest. Prior to applying, please speak with your program advisor for more details.


If you have inquiries regarding your program of interest, please contact:

Program Coordinator: Dr. Fredrick Gardin
Office: University Hall 4136
Telephone: (973) 655-7156
Email: gardinf@montclair.edu

*During the summer months, there will be a rotating department chair available to answer your inquiry. Find the updated summer chair for this program.*

If you have questions regarding the application process and requirements, please email or call us:

Incoming Freshmen and Transfers:

Undergraduate Admissions
Email: msuadm@montclair.edu
Telephone: (973) 655-4444
Fax: (973) 655-7700

Current Montclair State Undergraduates:

The Graduate School
Email: gradschool@montclair.edu
Telephone: (973) 655-5147
Fax: (973) 655-7869