M.Ed. On Campus

Health and Physical Education

Northwest Missouri State University

12 months
7797 USD/year
7797 USD/year
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The Department of Health and Human Services at the Northwest Missouri State University offers a Master of Science in Health and Physical Education and a Master of Science in Recreation.


Students choosing to seek a Master of Science in Health and Physical Education degree from Northwest Missouri State University may choose to complete course work leading to

  • Teacher certification, or
  • Non-teacher certification

Behavioral Sciences Association

  • The organization is open to all majors and minors within the School of Health Science and Wellness. 
  • The purpose of the association is to inform students about behavioral sciences while simultaneously providing activities that are engaging and fun. The current dues are $5 per semester.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Research Methods in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
  • Research Paper
  • Philosophy of Education 
  • Issues in Education
  • Survey of Professional Literature
  • Foundations of Educational Administration

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


32 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum overall grade point average of 2.75 on the undergraduate transcript is required. A student who has an undergraduate GPA of 2.50 to 2.74 may be considered for admission after he/she has completed 8 hours of required graduate coursework at Northwest with a GPA of 3.25.
  • A minimum combined score of 280 on the verbal and quantitative sections of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). The student must retake the test if the score is below 280. 
  • Complete departmental admissions packet and receive written acceptance from the department via the graduate coordinator or their designee.
  • Successful completion of a supervised writing assessment conducted by the department during the first semester of enrollment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7797 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 7797 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7797 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7797 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Maryville

800 - 1300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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