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: 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.
25 April 2017 | 5:00 pm
Pre-MAE students Brandon Moeller (left) and Brian Bals (right) present information about the importance of communication in relationships.
24 April 2017 | 4:59 pm
Elizabeth Barreca, HES major, will complete her two-semester senior capstone project when she makes the fourth presentation on her Photovoice project. Lizzie received a SHSE mini-grant, a MO-PIP grant, and senior grant from the Student Public Health Association to fund her project, “A Snapshot of Mental Wellness.” The Photovoice method allowed Lizzie to recruit 24 […]