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.
23 February 2017 | 10:06 pm
On November 11-13, several students and professors traveled to Lake of the Ozarks for the annual MOAHPERD (Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) Convention. MAE students Kasey Gassensmith, Hannah Wehar, Kelsea Dorsey, and Laura Rethemeyer, along with Dr. Carla Smith, presented a session on meeting GLE’s through Lead-up Games for Team Handball. […]
23 February 2017 | 10:01 pm
Ms. Jana Arabas and Ms. Liz Jorn attended the Missouri Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Conference, November 11th-12th, at Lodge of the Four Seasons in Lake Ozark. At the conference they teamed with Gina McNeece from Northwest Missouri State University to present a CPR class for K-12 Physical Education Teachers across the […]