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 know a lot, including the names of their students, and they 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 minor in coaching.
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.
On December 9th, 2014, Health and Exercise Science students presented their research during the HES poster presentation. The Poster presentation occurs every semester and involves the HLTH349: Research Methods for the Health Sciences course(s) and ES224: Research Methods and Data Interpretation course(s). Photos from the event are included below. Dr. Jerry Mayhew discusses with students […]
Wyatt Beckman, Health Science major, has been selected to participate in the Summer Public Health Scholars Program (SPHSP) in New York City this summer. SPHSP is a partnership of Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons, College of Dental Medicine, School of Nursing, and the Mailman School of Public Health. Together they represent the broad […]