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.

Graduate Reflects on Experience in Truman HESGraduate Reflects on Experience in Truman HES

November 13, 2017

After graduating from physical therapy school with my DPT degree and reflecting back on my years of education, I can confidently say the HES department at Truman prepared me more than I could have imagined when I chose to attend Truman. From day one, the faculty and staff within the department made me feel like […]

Recent Graduates Attend Public Health ConferenceRecent Graduates Attend Public Health Conference

October 31, 2017

Health Science graduates, Erika Holliday (2015) and Bonnie Kempker (2016), attended the Missouri Public Health Association Conference in September. Erika is now the Health Educator for Columbia-Boone County Health Department in Missouri and Bonnie works as an Adolescent Health Educator for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

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