UMass Boston

Mission and Vision

Our Mission

To prepare students for careers that incorporate a strong understanding of the physiological and health-related effects of exercise, physical activity, and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.

To conduct cutting-edge research at the individual, community and population levels, which advances an understanding of how exercise, physical activity, and health promotion can be used to prevent and manage chronic disease and other health conditions across the life course. 

Our Vision

To be a leader in the education and training of practitioners and researchers in the generation and advancement of scientific knowledge in exercise science and health promotion.