ENMU offers programs of study leading to a Master of Science degree (thesis or non-thesis options) in Physical Education. The coaching emphasis will focuses on practice and performance issues.

Program Highlights

  • 100% online program
  • Distinguished faculty dedicated to your career path
  • Internship placement
  • Focus on career development and sport/athletic business skills

Coaching (36 hours)

Core Requirements (18 hours)

HPE 502 Review of Research 3
HPE 510 Social & Psychological Aspects of Sport 3
HPE 533 Management & Leadership in Sport 3
HPE 537 Ethics in Sport 3
HPE 538 Sport Law & Risk Management 3
HPE 506 Theory of Practice 3
HPE 578 Sport Administration Capstone Projects* 3

* HPE 578 must be taken in the final semester of coursework; candidates must have successfully completed all other core courses with a grade of "B" or better prior to registration for HPE 578. HPE 578 may be retaken only one time. Candidates who fail HPE 578 a second time are automatically dismissed and are no longer eligible to participate in HPE graduate studies as degree-seeking.

Required Emphasis Courses (12 hours)

HPE 506 Theory of Practice 3
HPE 507 Physiological Principles of Training 3
HPE 508 Kinesiology 3
HPE 527 Applied Sport Psychology 3

Required Elective Courses

Candidate must complete 6 hours of electives selected with adviser approval.

Career Pathways

  • Prepares students for a career in sport, fitness, and exercise

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Graduate Coordinator

Rebecca Davis

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Associate Professor of Special Education, ES and HPE Graduate Coordinator

Office Location: Education Building (ED), Room 102

Phone: 575.562.4231


Graduate School
ENMU Station 24
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
Phone: 575.562.2147