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: Exercise Science
- Bachelor of Science: Health Science
- Bachelor of Science: Athletic Training (Final class for the undergraduate athletic training major was accepted Fall 2016)
- 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.
September 19, 2017
While the Athletic Training major does not have a formal summer internship, many of the students sought out these learning opportunities. The following are some of the athletic training students sharing their experiences. Paige Clawson, Senior “I spent the summer working for JRobinson Intensive Wrestling Camps. I traveled to Forest City, IA; Edinboro, PA; Riverfalls, […]
September 18, 2017
Amanda Starks & Nancy Daley-Moore co-directed the STAPH camp this year. Thirty-seven high school students attended and participated in a variety of adventures, including visiting the nursing simulation lab, learning about disability studies and research in exercise science, and becoming CPR certified. They also researched various diseases and presented their work. STAPH 2017 was a […]