Ariana N. Hetland-Purna



Graduate Non-Deg/Post Masters

Role: Student
Campus: Springfield


Ariana completed her Bachelor of Science in athletic training at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri. She is currently a graduate student in the Master's of Science in Athletic Training program.

Originally from Ankeny, Iowa, Ariana studied dance at Ankeny Dance & Performing Arts Academy from pre-K all through high school. She is trained in ballet (including pointe), tap, jazz, and lyrical/contemporary. While studying athletic training, Ariana continued jazz and contemporary dance at Truman State University through student organizations including High Street Dancers & The Society of Dance Arts (TSODA). She entered the sports medicine field with the goal of working with performers, so she is excited to be here in the T&D department!



  • BS, Athletic Training, 2019, Truman State University – Kirksville, Missouri