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.
28 October 2016 | 7:45 pm
On Wednesday, October 19th, the Celebration of Service, Service Learning, and Civic Engagement event was held by the APDC, Civic Engagement Committee, and SERVE Center. There were twelve different posters featuring projects from Truman faculty (Ms. Liz Jorn, Dr. Vayu Gokhale, Dr. Janice Clark, Dr. Datha Martinez, Dr. Ben Wodika, and Dr. Sarah Berke) as […]
28 October 2016 | 7:43 pm
On September30th and October 5th, Health Science students from HLTH 366: Program Planning fundraised for the Community Action Partnership (CAP NEMO) as part of their efforts to raise awareness about CAP NEMO’s “Dinner for a Difference” event. Students partnered with CAP NEMO to learn more about fundraising efforts as well as the process of fundraising. […]