Master of Arts in Music and Worship

Master of Arts in Worship Studies

Admission Requirements Program Format Degree Requirements Potential Careers

Master of Arts in Music and Worship
School of Music

Liberty University’s, NASM accredited, Master of Arts in Music and Worship, 100% online program, will offer you advanced core classes in music, as well as innovative courses in biblically grounded worship. You will be equipped with the knowledge and understanding to practice biblical worship as you actively lead others. This degree will focus on the past, present, and future of music in worship.

You will be equipped with an understanding in:

  • HIstory and philosophy of worship.

  • Tools and techniques for contemporary worship.

  • The role of the worship leader.

  • Current issues in worship.

You may also be interested in exploring our master degree in Music Education, Worship Studies, or Ethnomusicology.

Program Format

  • 100% Online*
  • 42 total credit hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable.

*Optional Intensives are available

Degree Requirements

  • Capstone (choose from one of the following)
    • WMUS 687: Music & Worship Ministry Project
    • WMUS 690: Worship Program Recital (not recommended for online students)
    • WRSP 690: Thesis
    • WRSP 699: Worship Internship
  • Graduate Music Theory Assessment
  • Comprehensive Exam
  • View the Degree Completion Plan
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Potential Career Fields

  • Director of Worship and Drama
  • Director of Worship Technology
  • Minister of Music
  • Contemporary Christian Artist
  • Music and Worship Evangelist
  • Worship Pastor