The Department of Exercise Science and Physical Education provides preparation through academic programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Our theory, technology, research, exercise science, athletic training, coaching, sports management, and physical education courses are designed to meet the needs of educational and corporate organizations in New Jersey. The faculty and staff are committed to provide the highest quality professional education in a nurturing environment for a diverse student population.
Undergraduate students are educated in our nationally recognized Physical Education and Health certification program for grades K-12, in our degree granting CAATE certified Athletic Training Education program, and our innovative program in Exercise Science that features internships with the major sports industries in the New York City metropolitan area. In addition, the department offers an array of physical activity courses designed to meet the Physical Education requirement in the University’s General Education Program.
Graduate students have the opportunity to learn in dynamic and challenging professional preparation programs and to pursue advanced studies in the field. The MS in Athletic Training provides a high quality, state-of-the-art educational program consistent with the professional and ethical requirements of the profession of Athletic Training. The graduate program in Exercise Science and Sport Studies provides students the opportunity to engage in advanced study in the general field of exercise science and sport, and to enhance proficiency in an area of concentration. Concentrations are offered in Exercise Science and Sport Administration.