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.
5 July 2017 | 2:38 pm
From turning a broken chair into an end table to making knick knack shelves from a pair of crutches, an environmental health class discovered creative ideas for recycling old items. Janice Clark, professor of health science at Truman State University, encourages her students to think about National Recycling Day a little bit more than the […]
25 May 2017 | 5:33 pm
Taylor Steinhart and Brianna McRoberts both graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Health Science on Saturday, May 13th. On that day, they were also commissioned as Second Lieutenants in the United States Army. 2LT Steinhart is a Transportation Corps Officer and 2LT McRoberts is serving in the Medical Service Corps. We appreciate their service […]