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.
8 July 2016 | 5:06 pm
Alyssa Duffy graduated from Truman State in May 2012 with a BS in Exercise Science. During her time at Truman, she worked as a Research Assistant for Dr. Mayhew and presented her research at two different national conferences. Alyssa went on to study at Northern Illinois University, where she was awarded a full tuition scholarship and worked […]
8 July 2016 | 4:55 pm
Michelle Boyd has been recognized as the Division II Head Athletic Trainer of the Year by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and was inducted into the Missouri Athletic Trainers’ Association (MoATA) Hall of Fame. Boyd was honored at the annual NATA Convention in Baltimore as the Division II Head Athletic Trainer of the Year. […]