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Physical Education, B.S. Ed.

Application Deadlines

Applications to the College of Education are accepted on an on-going basis after the first semester of coursework within the program. Checkpoint 1 applications are due February 15 of the second semester of enrollment in the program courses.

Major: Physical Education
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Education (B.S.Ed.)
Program Code: BSED-PE-ED

Department: Health, Exercise, & Sport Sciences
Program: PE Teacher Education

Note: While applications are accepted on an on-going basis, please allow extra time for processing during the summer months.


The Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) program of studies leading to the degree of Bachelor of Science in Education is designed to prepare the student to teach physical education in elementary, middle, and/or junior and senior high schools (K-12). The program of studies includes 57 hours of general education coursework and 76 hours of content preparation. Students completing the program are eligible to apply for a teaching license in New Mexico. The PETE faculty strives to equip students with the content and pedagogical content knowledge necessary to smoothly transition from pre-service to in-service teaching.


Dr. Glenn Hushman
Department of Health, Exercise,
& Sports Sciences
PE Teacher Education Program
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM87131-0001
505/277-5151 (phone)
505/277-6227 (fax)