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Music & Worship (B.S.)

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Do you sense God's call upon your life to lead worship? Today's local churches need both music ministers and worship leaders to take charge of a multi-faceted, changing ministry. These ministries no longer require personnel exclusively equipped as musicians. They require professionals who have broad experience in worship teaching, worship training, team management and discipleship, worship evangelism, principles of marketing, technology, drama and music.

Our Bachelor of Science degree in Music and Worship Studies offers core music courses to develop your musical skills, while also giving you six core worship courses in order to prepare you to be a biblically grounded worship leader. The program of study also includes practical internships, and the involvement in music ensembles throughout the course of the degree.

Academic Program




Sampling of program courses:

  • Intro. to Worship Studies : WRSP 101
  • Intro. to Creative Worship : WRSP 102
  • Old/New Testament Principles of Worship : WRSP 201
  • History/Philosophy of Worship : WRSP 320
  • Principles of Worship Leadership : WRSP 321
  • Congregational Ministry : WRSP 421

Program of Study

View Degree Completion Plans (DCP)

Career Opportunities

  • Minister of Music
  • Worship Pastor
  • Worship Leader
  • Music and Worship Evangelist
  • Director of Worship and Drama
  • Worship and Missions Director
  • Director of Worship for Conferences
  • Support Staff (in large church worship ministry)
  • Associate Director of Worship Programming
  • Director of Worship Arts
  • Director of Worship Technology
  • Contemporary Christian Artist

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