Doctor of Worship Studies

Doctor in Worship Studies

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Liberty University’s Doctor of Worship Studies online program is ideal for those who are actively involved in ministry and who desire to explore the theory behind worship theology.

Areas of study include corporate worship, ethnodoxology, balanced worship, growth and development of the worship pastor, and thesis writing. Graduates of the program leave with an in-depth knowledge of worship theology and extensive practical experience.

Applicants to the program must have completed a master’s degree in music from an accredited educational institution, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and be actively involved in a ministry where worship-related projects can be completed.

Quick Facts

Program Delivery Format

Credit Hours

  • 45 total hours
  • *Will transition to 12 credit hours of intensives within the coming academic year with 33 credit hours online
  • Up to 12 credit hours can be transferred in

Potential Careers

  • Worship Pastor
  • Professor of Music and Worship
  • Music Instructor

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