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.

Where They Are Now: Evan Cerven (ES ’16) and Lex Van Norstrand (ES ’17)Where They Are Now: Evan Cerven (ES ’16) and Lex Van Norstrand (ES ’17)

February 4, 2019

Evan Cerven and Lex Van Norstrand graduated from Truman with degrees in Exercise Science in May of 2016 and May of 2017, respectively. Upon graduating with their bachelors degrees, they pursued MAE degrees with focuses in Exercise Science. Evan is now the head girls basketball coach at Hannibal and Lex is his assistant! Lex is […]

AT Students Pass Certification Exam on First AttemptAT Students Pass Certification Exam on First Attempt

August 27, 2018

Congratulations to Athletic Training seniors Susanna Goodell-Fields, Mackenzie Snyder, and Kara Wehmyer on passing the Board of Certification exam on their first attempt!

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