Human Performance & Wellness
Online Master's Emphasis

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Overview


The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation offers a Master of Science degree. Within the program, students will select from three different emphasis areas, Human Performance and Wellness; Sport and Leisure Service Management; and General. This program is designed to prepare students for careers in the field of sports, physical education, wellness and recreation.  Students selecting the Human Performance and Wellness emphasis will be required to complete an internship as part of their degree program. The program consists of 32 credit hours.

Cost


$382*

  • Total per credit hour

32

  • Credit hours
  • Total tuition = $12,224*
    ( $346 per credit hour + $36 electronic access fee) x 32 credits
    *Cost per credit hour and total tuition is based on 2018-2019 academic year tuition rates , master's program option, and assuming all coursework is completed online in the 2018-2019 academic year. Cost per credit hour and total tuition will vary if studies span over one or more academic year.

Additional information


  • About Emphasis
  • Career Options

Options available for the degree include:

    Option I: Thesis
        This option is designed to prepare students for a doctoral program, for advanced professional careers, or for students wanting to complete an in-depth research experience.

    Option III: Course Work
        This option requires completion of course work that demonstrates evidence of advanced course work in an area of concentration. Departments will require evidence of competency through activities such as research papers, portfolios, practice, internships, comprehensive exams or other individual work. Students should check with their major department for specific requirements for the coursework.

  • Community Wellness Coordinator
  • Rehabilitation Specialist
  • Health Sciences Instructor
Program Guide

About Health, Human Performance, and Recreation Department


The Department of Health, Human Performance and Recreation (HHPR) is located in the new Student Recreation Center. The HHPR faculty possess a wide array of specializations. The department offers undergraduate degree programs in Exercise Science, Recreation Services, Sport and Hospitality Management, and Physical Education, five minors and certificates in Dance, Coaching, and Hospitality Management, as well as a graduate program in HHPR. Within each of the degree programs, are emphases/concentration areas from which students select the professional paths that best fit their needs. Exercise Science and Recreation Services, Sport and Hospitality Management meet requirements for the Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP), which is a tuition discount program for non-resident students to attend Pittsburg State University. Students who have been selected to receive the MSEP discount will be charged 150 percent of resident tuition rates. Residents from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin are eligible.

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