Graduate Certificate in Music and World Cultures (Ethnomusicology) Online Degree Program Page

Why Choose Liberty University’s School of Music for Your Graduate Certificate?


Do you need to learn new music and worship skills for your ministry? Liberty offers a fast-track to practical music ministry skills through our online graduate certificates! As one of the largest music schools in the nation, Liberty provides vast resources to help you succeed in your music education and make a more significant impact on your community for Christ!

The mission of the School of Music is to equip musicians and ministry professionals to be Champions for Christ. Liberty’s online music programs do not require any on-campus visits and can be completed in as little as one semester, giving you the flexibility, affordability, and quality you need. Become a part of Liberty’s mission today and learn the music and worship skills you need for your ministry!

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Available School of Music Certificate Programs

Liberty University’s School of Music offers two online graduate certificates, each with its own unique mission and goal:

  • Graduate Certificate in Ethnomusicology – Provides you with an understanding of ethnic music culture that facilitates the use of indigenous music in cross-cultural communication, ministry, and research. The study of ethnomusicology is a valuable tool you can use to enhance your teaching ability and enrich your music and worship career with the influence of other culture’s musical traditions.
  • Graduate Certificate in Worship Studies – Provides you with a better understanding of worship history and philosophy while staying close to biblical foundations. Learn practical music ministry skills and apply them in your ministry right away!

Learn the skills you need in as little as one semester and put that knowledge to use as a worship pastor or leader!  You can apply online today or call an admissions counselor at (800) 424-9596!

What’s Special about Liberty University’s School of Music?

  • Top 5 in Best Online Master’s in Music programs for 2018 according to
  • One of the largest music schools in the country.
  • Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
  • The School of Music is accredited by NASM (National Association of Schools of Music).


What are the Benefits of Earning an Online Graduate Certificate from Liberty?

Our online graduate certificate programs offer students great benefits:

  • Earning your certificate from a nonprofit 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.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs has not increased in 4 straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times!

Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students from all over the world. 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 – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times.