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.
The mission of the Master of Arts in Education Program at Truman State University is to prepare reflective practitioners grounded in the Liberal Arts. Our practitioners are skilled in bridging theory and practice. They are informed by a well-developed understanding of content, pedagogy, learners, and learning environments. We believe the human condition can be bettered by teaching and learning rooted in caring, innovation, reflection, and research-based practice.
The mission of the Master of Arts in Communication Disorders program is to prepare speech-language pathologists who will serve all people with communication disorders. The program provides students who have a strong foundation in liberal arts and sciences with advanced academic, research, and clinical opportunities designed to help them acquire professional knowledge, skills, and values consistent with excellence in the field.
The mission of the Communication Disorders undergraduate program is to mentor students of strong academic ability and character and to establish in them a commitment to life long learning and interest in the complex and diverse process of communication. Through the program’s emphasis on typical and atypical speech, language, and hearing, students gain knowledge, skills, and values that foster their individual growth as well as a passion for contributing to society and improving the lives of others.
The mission of the Truman State University Department of Nursing is to offer an exemplary community-based baccalaureate nursing education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences to support and prepare caring nurse scholars to practice in a diverse and rapidly changing health care environment.
The School of Health Sciences and Education is committed to preparing students to effectively serve as professionals and leaders in their communities and fields by providing an exceptional education grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, fostering interdisciplinary collaboration, promoting diverse learning experiences, and inspiring the pursuit of continued scholarship and research.
❖ Professional programs grounded in the liberal arts and sciences
❖ Leadership development
❖ Interdisciplinary collaboration
❖ Diverse learning and service opportunities
❖ Pursuit of continued scholarship and research
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Department of Communication Disorders
Dr. Amy Teten, Chair
Ms. Connie Ikerd, Secretary
Department of Education
Dr. Lisa Goran, Chair
Dr. John Jones, Assistant Chair
Mr. Dean Hansen, Secretary
Department of Health and Exercise Sciences
Dr. Roberta Donahue, Chair
Ms. Brenda Embree, Secretary
Department of Nursing
Dr. Brenda Wheeler, Chair
Ms. Jill Shahan, Secretary
Regional Professional Development Center
Mr. James Judd, Director
Ms. Cindy Higgins & Ms. Lori Murray, Secretaries