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Northwest Missouri State University

Degree Programs

Undergraduate Programs

B.S. Corporate Recreation/Wellness 4-Year Plan View PDF
B.S. Foods and Nutrition: Dietetics
B.S. Recreation and Parks Management 4-Year Plan View PDF
B.S. Therapeutic Recreation 4-Year Plan View PDF
B.S.Ed. Physical Education (Certifies K-12)
Minor Coaching
Minor Food Service
Minor Gerontology (Interdisciplinary)
Minor Health Education (Certifies 9-12)
Minor Nutrition
Minor Recreation
Minor Sports Psychology

Professional Certifications

Aquatic Facility Operator Certification
Corporate Recreation
    ACSM Group Exercise Instructor
    ACSM Certified Health Fitness Specialist
    ACSM Personal Trainer Certification
Event Planning Certification
Interpretive Guide
Park Ranger / Law Enforcement
Parks & Recreation Professional Certification
Playground Safety Inspector Certification
Therapeutic Recreation
     NCTRC Certification Exam
     ACSM/NCPAD Certification Inclusive Fitness Trainer
     KUMC MS Occupational Therapy (Pre-Reqs)
     MU BSN Nursing (Pre-Reqs)

Other Programs

Individualized Supervised-Practice Program (ISPP)
Health Education (Grade K-9) Certification
Physical Education (Grade K-9) Certification

Graduate Programs

Graduate Program Admissions Requirements

M.S. Applied Health and Sport Sciences View PDF with interest area in  Handbook View PDF
M.S. Recreation with interest area in Handout View PDF
      Recreation Resource Management
      Therapeutic Recreation
M.S.Ed. Health and Physical Education with interest area in Handout View PDF
      Health Education*
      Physical Education*

* Completion of this interest does NOT certify to teach physical education or health education in public schools. Additional courses are required View PDF for state certification to teach.