Physical Education with emphases in Coaching or Sports Administration


Advance your knowledge base and prepare yourself for an administrative career as a coach, physical education teacher, athletic director, recreation director or a career in the private sports industry.

This Master of Science degree program prepares you for a variety of positions with a broad range of employers in the public and private sports industries.

The courses offered in this program are aligned with the joint NASPE-NASSM curriculum guidelines. This advanced degree is a Master of Science in Physical Education with an emphasis in sports administration.

Two Options for Completion

  • The thesis option requires 30 hours of coursework, six hours of thesis credits, plus an oral defense of the thesis.
  • The non-thesis option requires 36 hours of coursework and written and oral comprehensive exams.


Eastern New Mexico University has the most affordable tuition in the state and one of the most affordable in the country. Out of state-students enrolling in six or fewer hours per semester pay tuition and fees at the low in-state rate. See current tuition and fees.

Apply Online

To begin your Sports Administration degree, you may apply online. Program admission and sport administration questions may be directed to the graduate coordinator, Dr. Dusko Bognadov.