Exercise Science

The Department of Exercise Science at Syracuse University is dedicated to educational excellence through high-quality, innovative graduate programs in exercise physiology and cutting-edge research. We seek students for our graduate programs whose aspirations include something more than competence as skilled professionals.Exercise Science is a dynamic department that encourages students to pursue innovative clinical experiences and research using cutting-edge equipment. This research-driven environment involves high quality, hands-on investigations of important and current questions in the field, giving graduates a competitive advantage in the job market. We are educating the next generation of leaders in our field.

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


The I-MOVE Program provides credit bearing courses for all Syracuse University students in a wide variety of health, physical activity, and skill areas. These classes endorse education as their central mission along with promoting safe and lifelong participation in health-enhancing physical activity. Visit the I-MOVE website for more information and courses available.

Exercise Science Research

The Department's research portfolio is strong and diverse. In recent years funding agencies that sponsor research within the Department include the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Life Fitness and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research, along with numerous foundations such as the Woodrow Wilson Foundation, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American College of Sports Medicine.

Department Contact

Julia Fuqua
201 Women's Building