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Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Music for Your Online Bachelor’s Degree?

If you are currently serving through music ministry in your church or feel called to serve, then a bachelor’s degree in music and worship studies may be for you! An online music degree can help you gain the practical skills you need to help your congregation grow in faith and community through corporate worship.

With Liberty, you will gain real-world insights from music ministry professionals, professional musicians, and music industry experts in our School of Music. Our industry-leading worship studies faculty have served as worship pastors and ministers in the field and navigated the complex music industry licensing process, the recording and distribution process, and music business challenges that churches are often unequipped to handle.

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Grow Your Church with the Power of Music

Liberty University’s School of Music is committed to helping you bring the Gospel to more people. Pursue a Bachelor of Science in Worship Studies so you can use your training for some of the following roles:

Church Music Director – Organize and schedule all music for the church, maintain music ministry budgets, recruit and train ministry team members, and use your musical talents to help your church choir or church productions reach more people.

Worship Pastor – Usually the producer of each worship service and special worship programs, the worship pastor uses his or her musical talents in choral, vocal, and instrumental direction.

Music and Family Minister – Trained in music and direction but may also be involved in the youth ministry and help lead the Christ-centered growth of children through music.

Whether bringing people closer to God through music or teaching the next generation the gift of music, you will be well-equipped after graduating from Liberty University’s School of Music. If you have questions, contact an Admissions Counselor at (800) 424-9595!

What are the Benefits of an Online Bachelor’s Degree from Liberty University?

Our online bachelor’s degree programs offer students great benefits, including:

  • Earning your degree or certificate from a non-profit university whose online programs ranked in the top 1% of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility sets you apart from others.
  • Your success is our success, which is why we’re committed to providing quality academics at an affordable tuition rate. While other colleges are increasing their tuition, we’ve frozen tuition rates for our undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs for the past 4 years  ̶  and counting.

  • To continue our mission of providing affordable education, electronic textbooks are provided for all undergraduate courses at no cost to you.  As a full-time student, this could save you an estimated $800-2,000 per year on textbooks!

  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set log-in times!

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the globe. Whether you are a current service member, discharged or retired from service, or the spouse of a service member or veteran, we are here to support you every step of the journey. As a thank you for your dedication and service to our country, Liberty is honored to serve and support you in your pursuit of online education by offering the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $250 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $565 per course) 
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times
  • Potential college credit for military training