Master In Music And Worship Online Degree Program

Master of Arts in Music & Worship

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Worship and music is a critical component in active ministry. Connecting with God through worship adds another level of communication and unity. Liberty University’s online M.A. degree in Music & Worship offers you advanced core classes in music, as well as innovative courses in biblically grounded worship. Your worship training will equip you with the knowledge and understanding to practice biblical worship as you actively lead others. In pursuit of your distance learning degree, you will learn to bridge the gap between music and worship ministry to provide stellar leadership within your desired outreach.

Liberty University’s M.A in Music & Worship online program is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), which guarantees a credible degree to prepare you for ministry while strengthening your contribution and commitment to your local church through worship. This distance education and training for worship and music are provided in a 100% online degree format for increased flexibility and affordability.

  • History and philosophy of worship.
  • Tools and techniques for contemporary worship.
  • The role of the worship leader.
  • Current issues in worship.

Within this education worship and music degree, you will focus on the past, present, and future of music in worship for a more thorough understanding of concepts discussed. Towards the end of your educational journey, you will have the opportunity to choose an internship, thesis, or project that best fits your needs and prepares you for your selected area of music or worship ministry. In addition, assessments conducted within your online master’s degree will serve as useful in pointing out areas of focus for maximizing your potential as a musician and future leader in worship ministry.

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

  • Contemporary Christian Artist
  • Director of Worship and Drama
  • Director of Worship Technology
  • Minister of Music
  • Music and Worship Evangelist
  • Worship Pastor
  • By earning your M.A. in Music & Worship online degree from an accredited, nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university.
  • You can complete this M.A. in Music & Worship program in as little as two years.

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.

 

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Credit Hours

2

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

Online with optional intensives

Transfer Credits

Up to 50% can be transferred to Liberty

Next Start Date

May 13, 2019

Accreditation

NASM

 

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As a fully accredited Christian college with a 7,000+-acre campus in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

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We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

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Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose when and where you study.

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university and has not increased tuition in three straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Tuition Comparison

Tuition amounts are for an entire degree and all tuition rates and credit hour requirements are based on data published on competitor’s websites as of 11/28/18. Therefore, this information is believed but not guaranteed to be accurate. All tuition data and credit hour requirements are for online programs. Individual institutions may charge additional fees above published tuition costs. Rates are subject to change.

Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Available for: Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses. Also available to first responders.

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