Program Offerings

Institute for Academic Outreach

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The Joseph Baldwin Academy for Eminent Young Scholars
This three-week residential program offers an academically challenging curriculum for grades 7-9.  Guidance counselors, school principals, and gifted education teachers are certified to nominate students.
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ATSU-Truman Healthcare Academy
This week-long residential program for grades 9-11 introduces students to the methods and skills of a variety of health professions. School principals, school counselors, and AHEC officials are certified to nominate students.
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Truman Early College
Students can complement high school study with Truman coursework to earn college credit prior to high school graduation. Early College offers online, competency-based, and dual-credit courses.
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High School Enrollment on Campus
Under certain circumstances and with the permission of their high school, students may be able to attend classes during the day at Truman.
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Homeschooled Students
Pre-college opportunities for home-schooled students range from summer academies to summer session for dual enrollment.
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Non-Degree Seeking Student
If you are interested in taking courses at Truman without being officially accepted into a degree-granting program, you can apply to Truman as a non-degree-seeking student
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Professional Development: Grant Writing Across the Disciplines
Acquire valuable skills in grant writing  in a convenient and affordable way with an online course for both undergraduate and graduate students.
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Basic Life Support Training
Our Trulifesaver Program offers American Heart Association Basic Life Support courses that train you how to respond to several life-threatening emergencies; provide CPR; use an AED; and relieve choking in a safe, timely, and effective manner.
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Summer Sessions
Explore courses offered over the summer in convenient 10-week, 8-week, or 5-week scheduling.
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Online Courses
Many of Truman’s best courses are also available to you online – particularly during our summer and interim sessions.  We also have select undergraduate and graduate offerings presented online at many points during the regular academic year.
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The Boeing Company’s Learning Together Program
Boeing employees benefit from preferential pricing on coursework at Truman State University.
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Customized Training and Executive Education
Working with the needs, cost expectations, and time constraints of your business, we work with you to develop a package of courses, seminars, workshops, or lectures that address your unique needs.
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What is the Institute for Academic Outreach?

The Institute for Academic Outreach extends the resources of Truman State University by creating meaningful learning opportunities for:

  • pre-college students looking to get a head-start on their college education
  • adult learners pursuing professional development
  • lifelong learners seeking to expand their knowledge

Summer academies provide an opportunity for young scholars to experience college life. Concurrent enrollment programs allow high school students to earn college credit. Professional development programs ensure adults stay relevant in their careers.