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 know a lot, including the names of their students, and they 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 minor in coaching.
- Bachelor of Science : Athletic Training
- Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science
- Bachelor of Science: Health Science
- Coaching Minor
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.
2 May 2016 | 9:02 pm
The Truman Athletic Training Academic Quiz Bowl Team placed 1st on February 6, 2016 at the MOATA Educator’s and Student Leadership Conference in Fayette, MO! The team consisted of Kevin Madden (senior), Jordan Beckett (senior), Mackenzie Mertz (junior), and Madi Hoppe (junior) (not pictured). The Quiz Bowl Team is qualified to represent the state at […]
30 April 2016 | 9:16 pm
On April 8-10, 2016, Student Public Health Association members attended the Public Health Scholar Bowl and Trivia Challenge at SLU in St. Louis. After leading all 13 teams in the Trivia Challenge, they placed third overall. Pictured above (from left to right) includes: SPHA members Chaney Cooper, Alex Connor, Brendan Cronley, Clare Pond and co-advisor […]