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School of Health Science and Wellness

As a multidisciplinary school, our mission is to facilitate the development of key knowledge, skills and attitudes for students seeking careers in health and wellness-related fields. Professional areas of study available to students include health and wellness, nursing, recreation, physical education, foods and nutrition, psychology, human services, school counseling and a variety of medicine-related fields. Our structure provides the opportunity to work collaboratively across campus, in the community and around the region to meet a growing need for health science and wellness professionals.

The new school offers majors, minors and graduate programs in the following areas:

  • Division of Health Science and Wellness
  • Division of Behavioral Sciences
  • Pre-Professional Degrees

Students interested in enrolling in a thriving program that provides hands-on experiences should contact the School of Health Science and Wellness at 660.562.1297 or submit a request for information online. 

Northwest students are Career Ready. Day One.

Northwest, to me, means family. It means surrounding yourself with good people, surrounding yourself with a strong community and a genuine support system.

Joe Straws
Biology and Psychology

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