If you want to turn your passion for helping people achieve a healthy lifestyle into a meaningful career, our program will get you on the right track. Our faculty, staff and students engage in professional education, scholarly activity and meaningful public service that emphasizes all dimensions of human movement to enhance longevity and quality of life. At the conclusion of your studies, you’ll have the foundational knowledge in exercise physiology needed to be prepared to enter a fulfilling profession or pursue advanced studies.
University of Montana Professor Brent Ruby studies movement and the boundaries of what the human body is capable of in his lab, the Montana Center for Work Physiology and Exercise Metabolism.
unique physical activity class offerings
of research funding in the WPEM
Ready for what comes next?
Air Force Vet Katie Kennedy is studying integrative physiology to prepare for applying to PT school. She chose UM because of the partnership between the exercise science and physical therapy programs.