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.
14 July 2015 | 3:52 pm
The St. Louis Business Journal recently published its annual “30 Under 30″ list, recognizing a group of up-and-coming young professionals in the St. Louis area, and we are proud to announce that Tara Osseck is on the list. Tara is a manager – physician relations and business development at St. Luke’s Hospital. Read more»
13 July 2015 | 1:58 pm
Graduation with Honors is not the highest recognition that Dr. David Peterson (’95) will receive from the United States Sports Academy. The U.S. Navy Commander is also being awarded the Academy’s 2015 Alumnus of the Year Award for his outstanding performance as a student and a professional. Commander Peterson received his doctorate in Sport Management […]