About the HES Department
School of Health Sciences & Education: Health and Exercise Sciences Department
The Health and Exercise Sciences (HES) Department at Truman offers programs that focus on the study of human life. Our professors take a genuine interest in helping students successfully complete our rigorous and challenging program. They guide, mentor, and challenge our highly motivated students who want to make a difference in the world — and our graduates do this by assuming leadership roles in a variety of health-related professions.
Health and Exercise Sciences Academic Programs
We offer three undergraduate programs, each studying a different aspect of human life, and a master’s degree in athletic training.
- Bachelor of Science: Athletic Training
- Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science
- Bachelor of Science: Health Science
- Master of Athletic Training
Health and Exercise Sciences Mission
The mission of the Health and Exercise Sciences Department is to prepare students of strong academic ability and character to become agents of change for the health and well-being of all people.
24 October 2016 | 7:31 pm
This past Saturday was the 31st annual Bulldog Forever Homecoming 5K sponsored by Cardinal Key, Intramural Sports, Phi Epsilon Kappa and the Advancement Office. 146 runners signed up for the event and over 50 students from Exercise Science, PEK, Athletic Training and Cardinal Key helped with registration, course marshalling, finish line, first aid and result.
21 October 2016 | 7:26 pm
October 18, 2016 was a beautiful day for two Truman classes to tour and provide service to the Possibility Alliance eco project near LaPlata, Missouri. Students from Dr. Alicia Wodika’s JINS 336, Environmental Justice course, and Dr. Janice Clark’s HLTH 362, Environmental Health course learned about the mission and principles of the 10 year “experiment” […]