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.

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.

Fitzpatrick Awarded NCAA Postgraduate ScholarshipFitzpatrick Awarded NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

May 29, 2018

Jamie Fitzpatrick, ES (’18), has been awarded a NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship. Created in 1964, the scholarship promotes and encourages graduate education by rewarding the Association’s most accomplished student-athletes through their participation in NCAA championship and/or emerging sports. Athletics and academic achievements, campus involvement, community service, volunteer activities and demonstrated leadership are evaluated. An equitable approach […]

Benjamin Lasser is a 2018 Phi Beta Kappa Initiate

May 3, 2018

Benjamin Lasser, a junior Health Science and Biology double major currently studying abroad in Spain was among 22 students recently inducted into the Delta of Missouri Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at Truman State University. Ben is the son of David and Marianne Lasser of Normal, Illinois. The Truman State University chapter of Phi Beta […]

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