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

Do you want to help your ministry team bring deep theological truths to your congregation through music? As one of the largest music schools in the nation, Liberty offers vast resources to help you succeed in your musical education. If you have a graduate music or music ministry degree, then Liberty’s online doctorate in worship studies program will give you the management and leadership skills you need to run a successful worship program and help your congregation grow in their faith through worship.

With Liberty’s School of Music and Worship, you can develop your approach to music and worship to reach the minds, hearts, and souls of people of all ages. To better apply the skills and knowledge you gain from our cutting-edge online learning environment, you can get hands-on training on campus with optional intensives!

Come be a part of Liberty’s mission to Train Champions for Christ and apply today!

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What Sets Us Apart?

  • Private Nonprofit University
  • 600+ Online Degrees
  • No Standardized Testing for Admission
  • Transfer in up to 75% of an Undergrad Degree
  • Transfer in up to 50% of a Grad/Doctoral Degree

Available Music Doctorate Degrees

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Value of a Degree

At Liberty, you can strengthen your music and leadership skills and accomplish something remarkable. Earning a degree isn’t just something you do – it can be an invaluable experience. Take a look at some other reasons why earning an online doctoral degree is worth it.

Return On Investment In Your Education

Return on Investment

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides valuable information on how a degree can impact salary prospectsLearn more!*

Potential Employment Opportunities With A Liberty University Degree

Employment Opportunities

Explore job outlook statistics from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the following careers: postsecondary teachers.**

Professional Connection Opportunities Through Liberty University

Professional Connections

Mastering concepts and gaining advanced knowledge shouldn’t be the only benefits of a doctoral degree. Our world-class online learning environment is designed to facilitate collaboration and networking.

Frequently Asked Questions


Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across the globe.

Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees

Military Tuition Discount

We want to help you find the doctoral degree you want – at a price you’ve earned. As a thank-you for your military service, Liberty University offers eligible current and former service members like you or your spouse multiple pathways to earn a doctoral degree for only $300/credit hour. Find out how you can take advantage of this unique opportunity as you work toward your goal of reaching the pinnacle of your profession – for less.