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Applied Health and Sports Science

Program(s) Available: M.S.

The School of Health Science and Wellness at Northwest Missouri State University offers a Master of Science in Applied Health and Sports Science dedicated to the development of future leaders in a variety of health, wellness, and physical activity and sports settings. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projected a 16% growth for all healthcare professions between 2020 and 2030. This program is a 30-36 credit hour program and can be completed as early as 12 months.

*Enrollment Open to Students on F-1 Visas

Why Study Applied Health and Sports Science at Northwest

Through this program, students will gain knowledge in critical areas of health and sport science, including the physical, psychological, and environmental aspects of human performance. The courses and requirements in the program will allow students the opportunity to expand their knowledge, skills and competencies.

Career opportunities

  • Physical therapist
  • Cardiac rehabilitation specialist
  • Athletic trainer
  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Athletic director

Martindale Hall renovation

Martindale Hall, the home of Northwest's School of Health Science and Wellness will have seven new lab spaces through the new renovation, including a Sport Science lab and Recreation and Abilities lab.

Martindale Hall renovation

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Admissions requirements

Candidates for the Master of Science in Applied Health and Sports Science should meet the following requirements:

  • Three or four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university
  • 2.75 Grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.00 scale
  • 280 GRE score
  • Major or minor in Sport Management, Exercise Science, Human Performance, Kinesiology, Health and Wellness Physiotherapy, Physical Education and Recreation

International admissions requirements

English language assessment: 

  • TOEFL 79
  • IELTS 6.5 overall
  • Duolingo 100
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