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M.A. in Religion: Worship

Master's Degree In Religion: Worship

Residential Master’s Degree in Religion: Worship

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Equip your passion and serve the church as a skilled leader of worship with a Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Worship. Gain an understanding of ministry through worship and learn effective techniques so you can excel as a worship leader.

Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the workforce.

The Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.) degree provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. Through this degree, you’ll participate in intensive study in the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian message.

This program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.

The M.A. in Religion (M.A.R.): Worship degree is also offered online

Liberty Theological Seminary is accredited by the Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools (ATS). Your divinity degree is approved by ATS and has met rigorous accreditation standards. So you can feel confident that your degree is both academically excellent and well-respected among churches, ministries, and nonprofit organizations. Liberty University is also accredited by SACSCOC.

Academics: M.A.R.: Worship

Credit Hours

60 total credit hours

Program of Study

Master of Arts in Religion (M.A.R.): Worship

Admissions Requirements

Find M.A.R. in Worship admissions requirements.


Courses in Worship

  • Introduction to Apologetics (APOL 500)
  • Discipleship Ministries (DSMN 500)
  • Biblical Foundations of Worship (WRSP 510)
  • The Role of the Worship Leader (WRSP 520)

Career Opportunities With an M.A.R. Degree

  • Worship Pastor
  • Associate Pastor
  • Lay Ministry Leader
  • Missionary