Bachelor of Science in Physical Education with Emphasis in Health and Wellness

This Bachelor of Science in Physical Education degree prepares you for work in fitness or wellness jobs. Minors are available in Coaching, Health Education, Athletic Training, and Sports Management.

Program Highlights

  • Applied internships build experience in the sport, health, and wellness fields
  • Electives build a concentration in a student’s desired specialization

Career Pathways

  • Athletic Trainer
  • Certified strength and conditioning specialists
  • Coach
  • Health education
  • Personal trainers
  • Professional sport organizations
  • YMCA involvement or similar fitness clubs

Organizations and Opportunities

You'll have the opportunity to participate in various campus and discipline-related organizations. You may assist faculty on research projects, work in labs and participate in other related activities.

Scholarships and Financial Assistance

Eastern New Mexico University is committed to helping you finance your education. You can find more information about ENMU scholarships and find out why more than $22 million in financial assistance was awarded to students last year. Additionally, qualified students are eligible to apply for funding assistance through programs designed to encourage underrepresented groups to pursue careers in science, and faculty-mentored research projects.

Scholarship Information

High School Courses

If you're interested in majoring in health and wellness at ENMU, try to take courses in the areas of:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Human biology
  • Kinesiology
  • Exercise science
  • English composition

Additional Degree Information

You can find additional information about the Bachelor of Science in Physical Education degree, including the courses you will take when you're a health and wellness major at Eastern. Physical Education students need to take BIOL 2210 with the lab to prepare for success in their degree program.


Sarah Wall

Dr. Sarah Wall

Associate Professor of Kinesiology

Office Location: Agriculture (AG), Room 112A

Phone: 575.562.2915