Graduate Certificate in Worship Studies Deepen your Worship Ministry Knowledge


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100% online, 8-week courses

Transfer in up to 50% of the certificate total

Our Graduate Certificate in Worship Studies is the perfect program for you to deepen your appreciation and understanding of worship ministry. Throughout this program, you will study key elements of worship history and philosophy while staying close to the biblical foundation for worship. If you are interested in a more significant role in ministry and are passionate about worship ministry, this online certificate will expand your skill set and ministry potential.

Additionally, you will uncover the greater role of a worship leader and explore current issues in worship, helping you present your congregation with meaningful worship. You will also learn how to help your worship team work together for the unified purpose of glorifying God through worship.

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This certificate can prepare you for ministry while strengthening your contribution and commitment to the local church. Whether you are in vocational ministry, want to grow as a worshiper, or have chosen a career path in Christian music, our online Graduate Certificate in Worship Studies can show you how to increase your appreciation of biblical worship so you can pursue worship with a renewed sense of meaning and purpose.

You can finish our online worship certificate in as little as one semester and apply what you have learned in your local church right away. The credits you earn in this certificate can also transfer into our online Master of Arts in Worship Studies degree.

Throughout this worship studies certificate program, you will uncover the importance of worship in the local church, its biblical foundations, and renew your focus on what the role of a worship leader should be. Regardless of musical preference, biblical worship unifies us in the pursuit of worshiping God. For that reason, you will review the current issues worship ministers face in the process of leading worship while understanding how to overcome these issues with biblically sound guidance.

Not only that but you will also develop a proper view of biblical worship so you can renew the meaning and value of worship in your everyday life. As you glean principles, models, and practical applications of worship from the Bible, your perspective and passion will come alive as you realize what Christ has done for us and how we can respond in true worship.

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Graduate Full Time $565/Credit
Graduate Part Time $615/Credit
Military Graduate $275/Credit

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Who May Qualify?

  • Active Duty
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/Retirees
  • Spouses of Service Members and Veterans/Retirees
  • Current Department of Defense Employees

Available Benefits:

  • Tuition discounts – $275 per credit hour for graduate courses
  • Additional discount for veterans who service 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)

*Not applicable to certificates.