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M.A. in Worship Studies – Leadership


Residential Worship Studies – Leadership M.A.

Enhance your ministry career with a Worship Studies (M.A.): Leadership degree from Liberty University. Develop the skills you need to confidently work with and lead pastors, staff, and a congregation in your role as a worship leader. Learn the theology, philosophy, and methodology of worship, as you deepen your knowledge of music, worship, and leadership.

Study under experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith and integrate a biblical worldview into the classroom. Professors in this degree program hold advanced and terminal degrees in music, as well as decades of real-world experience in worship ministry.

The Liberty University School of Music features 50 state-of-the-art practice rooms, smart classrooms, and a world-class concert hall for students in the program to use.

The M.A. in Worship Studies: Leadership is also available online.


Academic Information for the Worship Studies – Leadership Cognate

Credit Hours

42 credit hours

Program of Study

Worship Studies (M.A.) – Leadership

Admission Requirements

View program admission requirements 

Leadership Courses You Could Take

  • Principles of Leadership for the Worship Leader (WRSP 530)
  • Current Issues in Worship (WRSP 540)
  • Global Worship (WRSP 545)
  • Building a Balanced Worship Ministry (WRSP 551)
  • The Role of the Pastor with the Worship Leader (WRSP 645)

Enhance Your Career in Music


Career Opportunities for the M.A. in Worship Studies – Leadership

  • Minister of Music
  • Vocational Worship Leader
  • Missionary
  • Worship Pastor
  • Director of Worship Ministries
  • Program Director for Contemporary Worship
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