School of Health Science and Wellness

Director: Terry Long

Assistant Directors:  Alisha Francis - Behavioral Sciences

Graduate Faculty: Jerrold Barnett, Rhonda Beemer, Loren Butler, Jessica Cascio, Keely Cline, Alice Foose, Alisha Francis, Bradlee Gamblin, Shelly Hiatt, Augustus Hallmon, Jackie Kibler, Lauren Leach-Steffens, Jodie Leiss, Terry Long, Sue Myllykangas, Eric Mosier, Shinichi Nagata, Chase O'Gwin, 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: 

  • M.S. Ed. in Health and Physical Education
  • M.S. in Applied Health and Sport Sciences
  • M.S. in Recreation
  • 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.