Huntington University is a Christian liberal arts college in Indiana

recreation & sports ministry

The major in recreation and sports ministry prepares you to plan, direct, and initiate church based or community recreation programs and equips you to use recreation and sports as a tool for outreach in the community. Learn why Best Colleges calls HU's program one of the best in the nation.

Gain full-time experience while earning your degree

PRIME Internships in Ministry and MissionsThe student will take a combination of courses from areas of recreation management, sport management, Bible and religion, missions and ministry and participate in a seven-month field immersion ministry, called PRIME, or Practical Research and Immersion for Ministry Effectiveness.

Your future in focus

We will equip you to develop the commitments and skills necessary to lead others in growing faithfulness to God. The curriculum is designed to integrate biblical truth, evangelical theology, psychology, foundations of individual and group leadership, administration and programming in a recreational setting, and the opportunity for service learning.



alumni impact

Advantages of a Christian college education at Huntington University

Matt Gerlach

Sports Ministry '07

Matt ministers at his church through sports and recreation.

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Students, ‘Hoosier Grown’ team to present research at 2014 academic forumAfter a lot of hard work this year, 30 Huntington University students, including the "Hoosier Grown" marketing team, will present their research from various disciplines at the 2014 Academic Research Forum from 2:45-5 p.m. April 23.
Huntington University will host a visit day for all ministry and missions majors on Oct. 3.