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

Online programs are also available.

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. 

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Become a Health Champion

Northwest is committed to being a champion of a healthier tomorrow. For you. For ourselves. For our communities. Northwest’s School of Health Science and Wellness is focusing on the region’s health needs through high-quality, state-of-the-art educational programs. Martindale Hall, home of the School of Health Science and Wellness, is undergoing renovation and expansion to address continued enrollment growth and decaying infrastructure.

Learn more and become a health champion today!

Northwest students are Career Ready. Day One.

Faculty and staff made me feel secure and safe. They checked in on me. They made sure that we are ok. Of course, school comes first, but they checked in on me and made sure I had the help and resources to succeed as a student.

N'niniah Freelon
Human services and psychology

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