About School of Health Sciences & Education

School of Health Sciences & Education

Truman students seek depth and breadth in their studies, and the programs in the School of Health Sciences and Education (SHSE) allow our students to discover connections across a wide range of endeavors.

We prepare intellectual and curious students for careers in:

Many of our graduates enter medical school, teach abroad, begin private practices, and devote their talents and energies in various ways to making the world a better place.

All of our programs are based on a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences. That foundation, coupled with the specific professional preparation you will receive in our programs, will serve you well in whatever path you take in life.

School of Health Sciences and Education Newsletter

Our students and faculty are doing greats things in this lively community of learners. Read the latest edition of our SHSE newsletter to see how they are using their intellectual pursuits to make a difference in the world.

Language and Literacy Conference

We share a passion for learning and like to share knowledge through events like our  Annual Language and Literacy Conference. Students, local teachers, practitioners, and alumni attend the conference to develop their skills so they can help improve children’s reading and writing achievement.

Contact Us

School of Health Sciences and Education
Violette Hall 2300
100 East Normal Avenue
Kirksville, Missouri 63501-4221
(660) 785-4383
Fax:  (660) 785-4668

Alumnus Honored with Distinguished Awards

August 1, 2016

Brian Santos (2005, Spanish; 2006, MAE) was named Francis Howell School District Teacher of the Year for 2015 and won the  Distinguished Foreign Language Educator from the Foreign Language Association of Missouri in Fall of 2015.

Guest Teacher Column –  Jennifer Piel Frey, Truman AlumnaGuest Teacher Column – Jennifer Piel Frey, Truman Alumna

June 27, 2016

Guest Teacher Column — Jennifer Frey, Warren County R-III Posted on June 17, 2016 in Guest Teacher Column Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Staff Jennifer Frey teaches 7th grade English Language Arts at Black Hawk Middle School in the Warren County R-III School District in Warrenton, Missouri. When asked what I do, I respond […]

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