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Our 100% online Master’s Degree in Worship Studies – Worship Techniques is the perfect degree program to prepare you to apply your musical knowledge to worship studies and guide musicians in musical preparation and performance. You will study essential elements of teaching and musical training while re-affirming a foundational biblical knowledge of why you are leading worship. You will also explore the importance of musical resources and literature, helping you present your congregation with meaningful worship as well as create a more musically aware and capable worship team. You will uncover how biblical studies, theology, modern techniques, strong leadership, Christian ministry, culture, evangelism, and pastoral collaboration all impact the worship leader.
You can finish our online Master’s degree in Worship Studies – Worship Techniques in less than two years and apply what you have learned in your local church right away. As a worship leader or director of music, people will look to you to set the tone for more than just performance. That is why our degree program will provide a solid biblical foundation of knowledge to cast the vision for a unified and God-honoring understanding of worship and how it plays a vital role in the life of both worship leader and individual worshipper.
Our 100% online masters degree program in Worship Studies with a specialization in Worship Techniques will help you translate the passion you have for music and worship ministry into relevant practice. You will uncover the biblical backgrounds of worship, and renew your focus on what the role of a worship leader should be. Regardless of your musical preference, we want to emphasize that biblical worship unifies us in the pursuit of worshipping God.
Current issues in worship will be discussed as well as how worship brings churches together. In our worship techniques specialization, a unique focus will be given to music resources, analyzing different styles of music, worship technology, and optional conducting. We also want to equip you to meet the growing need for worship leaders who can read music and communicate musical theory to worship performers. Whether you are just starting out or continuing your education in worship ministry, our online degree allows you to complete the program from your home or office without having to travel to campus.
Liberty University’s online master’s program in Worship Studies is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), which gives you a credible degree for ministry while strengthening your contribution and commitment to your local church through worship.
Throughout this degree program, you will research the beginnings of worship from Bible times to present day and uncover current issues that shape the modern worship landscape. You will be trained to understand how the role of a worship leader fits into the local church through the context of scripture. In our online Master of Worship Studies degree in Worship Techniques, you can find answers to the questions you have about worship, equipping you to address those questions with your ministry team and church body as a whole. Besides learning the practical application for worship, you will be prepared for the dynamics of a corporate worship setting, creating a worship culture, and collaboration within a leadership team.
Your musical background will set you apart as you study how to use an expanding list of musical resources, analyze and use different styles of music, stay up-to-date with worship technology, and take optional instruction on worship conducting. When you graduate with a Master of Worship Studies degree in Worship Techniques, you will be refocused and renewed in your pursuit of biblical worship so you can come alongside any local church body and minister more effectively.
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