School of Health Science and Wellness

Director: Terry Long

Assistant Directors: Loren Butler - Health Sciences; Shelly Hiatt - Behavioral Sciences

Graduate Faculty: Jerrold Barnett, Rhonda Beemer, Loren Butler, Keely Cline, Alice Foose, Alisha Francis, Shelly Hiatt, Augustus Hallmon, Jackie Kibler, Lauren Leach-Steffens, Jodie Leiss, Terry Long, Sue Myllykangas, Kyoung Ho Shin, Matthew Symonds, Tyler Tapps, Ryan Wessell.

Associate Graduate Faculty: Sarah Creason, Elizabeth Dimmitt, Michele Veasey. 

Department Phone: (660) 562-1297

The School of Health Science and Wellness offers an array of graduate degrees through two academic divisions:

  • Division of Health Science
    • M.S. Ed. in Health and Physical Education
    • M.S. in Applied Health and Sport Sciences
    • M.S. in Recreation
  • Division of Behavioral Sciences
  • M.S. in Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • M.S. Ed. in School Counseling 

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships are available on a competitive basis for qualified students. Students must be fully accepted into a graduate program and have a 2.75 cumulative GPA to be eligible for assistantships.