Study at a major research university while enjoying the lifestyle of a mid-sized Midwestern college town.

MU is home to numerous faculty members who are conducting groundbreaking exercise research. This gathering of academic talent facilitates and encourages a state-of-the art, high-quality education and post-doctoral training.

Unique aspects of training in exercise physiology and exercise sciences at the University of Missouri.

  • Over 20 full-time exercise faculty
    • Offering broad perspective to subject matter in exercise and health
  • Diverse research interests
    • From pipettes to patients to public health
    • Translational exercise medicine
  • Exposure to multiple viewpoints
    • Molecular biology to community health
  • Senior investigators
    • International reputations
  • New junior faculty
    • Cutting edge approaches
  • Multiple PhD programs
    • Different departments
  • Many post-doctoral opportunities
    • Contact individual faculty members
  • Dedicated to learning and excellence
    • Strong curriculum
  • Diverse exercising subjects
    • Humans to pigs to mice
  • Friendly, collaborative and interactive atmosphere among labs facilitates learning experience
 
MUch More than a Department
It’s an Entire University


Collaborative research on physical activity and health is under way throughout MU.

Opportunities for PhD and
Master’s Degrees
Degree Programs and
Departments/Divisions:

Biomedical Sciences
Gastroenterology
Medical Pharmacology and Physiology
Nursing
Nutrition and Exercise Physiology
Physical Therapy