Master of Arts in Worship Studies – Songwriting

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Master of Arts (M.A.) in Worship Studies – Songwriting

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Learn to Communicate Biblical Truth Through Song with Liberty’s M.A. in Worship Studies – Songwriting

Are you a worship leader looking to strengthen your ministry’s effectiveness? Do you want to compose new worship songs that can help draw people closer to the Lord? If so, Liberty’s 100% online Master of Arts (M.A.) in Worship Studies – Songwriting degree may be right for you! Through this program, you can develop the skills you need to help expand the music options in your local church and in the broader Christian music industry.

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Whether you are a seasoned worship leader or are just getting started in this exciting field, Liberty’s master’s in worship studies – songwriting can help equip you to use your passion and talents in service to God and others. Our program covers the biblical, historical, and practical aspects of leading worship – so you can cultivate a well-rounded approach to music in the church.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from our School of Music’s flexible online courses, NASM accreditation, and biblically grounded curriculum. We’re excited to partner with you as you take the next step in your academic journey – and we’re committed to helping you gain the knowledge, values, and skills essential for impacting the world.

What Will You Learn in Liberty University’s M.A. in Worship Studies – Songwriting Program?

  • History of worship music
  • Principles of worship technology
  • The role of the worship leader
  • Tools and techniques for contemporary worship

Our master’s in worship studies – songwriting program includes a diverse array of courses designed to help you navigate the technical, creative, and relational aspects of worship. Throughout this degree, you’ll dive into topics such as the biblical foundations of worship, current issues in worship, and practical songwriting techniques. With guidance from our seasoned faculty, you can become equipped to build an effective music ministry in your church and craft music that fits your congregation’s needs.

Potential Careers for M.A. in Worship Studies – Songwriting Graduates

  • Arranger
  • Composer
  • Lyricist
  • Songwriter
  • Worship leader
  • Worship pastor

Benefits of Pursuing Your M.A. in Worship Studies – Songwriting with Liberty University

As a leader in distance education since 1985, we understand what it takes to create a flexible and affordable education for busy people. Since we have been investing in distance and online learning for decades, our experience has taught us how to streamline our degree options so you can focus on what really matters to you. While many schools offer online degrees, we believe Liberty stands out.

Here’s what sets us apart:

  • We are recognized by multiple institutions for our academic quality, affordability, and accessibility. Our commitment to excellence also helped us rank among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America. Earning your online degree from a nonprofit university with this kind of recognition can help set you apart from others in your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in 7 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 master’s in worship studies – songwriting program in as little as 2 years!
  • Liberty University is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).

Military Benefits

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 by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • 8-week courses, 8 different start dates each year, and no set login times (may exclude certain courses such as practicums, internships, or field experiences)

 

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Credit Hours

2

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% online, 8-week courses

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Transfer in up to 50% of the degree total

Next Start Date

Oct 24, 2022

Accreditation

NASM

Experience That Matters to You

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

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 35+ 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.

 

Ranked among Niche.com’s top 3 online schools in America and recognized by multiple institutions for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.

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, postgraduate, or doctoral 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 see 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.

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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 nonprofit university and has not increased tuition for 7 straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

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

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Financing Options

Financial Aid

Nearly 80% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid. Virginia residents may qualify for additional aid — learn more!

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you pay only a portion of your balance up front. You submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay the remaining balance for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Qualified military service members, veterans, and their spouses can receive up to 55% off their tuition rate for eligible programs!

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.

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