Health, Physical Education & Recreation

Welcome to the Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER).  The Department of HPER is an academic department that provides an array of services, educational experiences, programs, and activities for students, staff, faculty, and the community.  The department embraces its fundamental obligations in the realization of the goals and mission of Coahoma Community College.

The department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation is committed to providing programs and services to promote and support the health, physical fitness, social, and wellness needs of students enrolled at Coahoma Community College.  The HPER department provides instruction for the following programs:

  • Athletic Training/ Sports Medicine
  • Exercise Science
  • Health & Kinesiology
  • Health, Physical Education & Recreation
  • Human Performance/Physical Education
  • Recreation
  • Sports Management

Should you have any comments, suggestions, or questions you may come by our office in Curry Hall or call the department’s office at 662-621-4173.


Shirley H. Edwards, PhD
Department Chair