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

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

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Learn the Foundations of Worship Ministry with Liberty’s M.A. in Worship Studies

 

Liberty University’s 100% online Master of Arts (M.A.) in Worship Studies can help equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in various ministry-related settings. This degree program is offered 100% online in 8-week sections with no set login times and no required intensives – allowing you to further your education from the comfort of home.

This worship studies degree consists of handpicked courses that have been carefully designed to offer you maximum academic and career benefit. The courses in this worship studies program are taught by expert professors with years of real-world experience. Our instructors are leaders in their field and excited to partner with you as you pursue your career goals.

Don’t put your worship career on hold any longer – partner with us, gain valuable skills, and take your career to new heights.

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What Will You Learn in the Online Master’s Degree in Worship Studies?

  • Biblical foundations of worship
  • Building a theology of worship
  • Principles of worship and ministry

This program offers you a rigorous education that covers worship, biblical studies, and theological principles. In addition to the aforementioned topics, our worship studies degree will cover tools and techniques for contemporary worship and current issues in worship. Our online M.A. in Worship Studies affords you the opportunity to study music resources and literature, principles of leadership for the worship leader, or global worship. This degree also allows you to take several elective courses and explore topics you’re most passionate about.

Potential Careers for Graduates of the M.A. in Worship Studies Program

  • Arranger
  • Church planter
  • Composer
  • Lyricist
  • Music and family minister
  • Songwriter
  • Worship leader
  • Worship pastor

Benefits of Pursuing Your Master of Arts in Worship Studies 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 M.A. in Worship Studies in as little as 2 years!

      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 Credits

      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.

      An Online Education with On-Campus Benefits

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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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