The department offers a major and minor in exercise and sport science, as well as a major in physical education. Additionally, three special programs are available that offer interdisciplinary breadth in exercise physiology, occupational therapy, or sports management.
A principle mission of the exercise and sport science programs is to contribute to the education of all students through medium of activity. One of Drury University's goals for each student is to develop the skills necessary to chart a healthy course for life. The exercise and sport science programs has several activities to help students develop a sport in which they can enjoy a lifetime. Two exercise and sport science credits are required for graduation from Drury University.