Master of Arts in Sports Ministry
Sterling College

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Sports Ministry is designed for those working in ministry-related athletic organizations and want to advance their educations and development.  The curriculum gathers components from exercise science, theology, and ministry to provide the skills necessary to meet the athletes’ physical and spiritual needs.  You will also gain the tools needed for effective ministry while providing practical training for students.  Graduates will increase their marketability from a practical standpoint and be well-equipped for lives of service and ministry while they purse their passions. 

Courses in this program cover such topics as:

  • Bible study and worldview
  • Theology of sport
  • Coaching methods
  • Ethical issues in leadership


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Official transcripts
  • Letter of interest
  • Mission and faith statements
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • Interview

School Accreditation Statement

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission