Master of Arts in Worship Studies - Ethnomusicology

"Why I Love LUO" by Stacey Zimmermann
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Master of Arts in Worship Studies - Ethnomusicology

The Master of Arts in Worship Studies, with a specialization in Ethnomusicology, provides advanced study in world music for individuals seeking national or international careers in cross-cultural environments. Students will learn the general principles of ethnomusicology, gain an understanding of the role of an ethnomusicologist and have the opportunity to develop an area of specialization.

The program provides musicians, social scientists and church leaders an understanding of ethnic music culture that facilitates the use of indigenous music in cross-cultural communication, ministry and research. It involves the most extensive graduate curriculum in ethnomusicology available on a Christian campus, integrating the fields of music, cultural studies, theology, history and anthropology.

Quick Facts

2013-2014 Tuition

  • $320 per credit hour (0-8 credit hours or 16+ credit hours)
  • $2,350 Seminary block rate for students enrolled in 9-15 credit hours
  • $25 intensive fee

Program Delivery Format


Credit Hours

  • 45 total credit hours
  • Up to 12 credit hours can be transferred in

Potential Career Fields

  • Teacher
  • Ethnomusicology analyst
  • Library or museum resource management

Want to learn more?

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