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What will I learn?

The curriculum is composed of courses that present an in-depth knowledge base in the area of applied health and sport sciences. The courses and requirements in the program will allow students the opportunity to expand their knowledge, skills, and competencies. Upon completion of the graduate program in Applied Health and Sport Sciences, students will possess the following competencies: Demonstrate knowledge in key areas of health and sport science, including the physical, psychological, and environmental aspects of human performance; Demonstrate research and inquiry competencies by completing the research core, and by completing either a Research Project or Thesis; Demonstrate professional and appropriate dispositions.

Which department am I in?

School of Health Science and Wellness

Study options

Full Time (30 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$6,120.00 per year
This fee is calculated on 18 credit hours - 9 each trimester.

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 November 2021

Start date

12 January 2022


School of Health Science and Wellness

Northwest Missouri State University,

800 University Drive,



64468, United States

Entry requirements

For international students

The prerequisites for consideration for graduate school are: A baccalaureate-level degree from either an accredited American university or one recognized by the Ministry of Education (international institution); A cumulative undergraduate grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.00 scale.

English proficiency exam score

TOEFL – 79

IELTS - 6.0/6.5

PTE – 53

C1 Advanced (formerly CAE) – 169/176

GTEC – 1190

iTEP – 3.7/3.9

EIKEN - Level 1 (2630/2700)

TOEIC – 668/730

Duolingo – 95/100

The application deadline for fall term is Jun 15 and Spring term is Nov 01.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About Northwest Missouri State University

Programs are career-focused, meaning students gain the skills required for a competitive edge in the tough graduate job market.

  • Main campus in Maryville, Missouri
  • 20:1 student-to-teacher ratio
  • 96% graduate prospects rate
  • Focus on profession-based learning