MA Worship Studies Pastoral Counseling
Credit Hours
Years (Avg.)
Class Type
100% Online, 8-week Courses
Transfer Credits
Up to 50% of the Degree Total can be Transferred to Liberty
Next Start Date
Jan 13, 2020

Enhance your Ability to Counsel Others with Our Master’s in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling Online Degree Program

Do you want to combine your passion for worship and pastoral leadership through counseling in ministry? Our 100% online master’s degree in worship studies with a specialization in pastoral counseling is a degree program that will provide a deeper appreciation and understanding of worship by studying worship history and pilosophy while staying close to the biblical foundation for worship. Through our specialization in pastoral counseling, you will gain keen insights into how psychological and theological concepts relate to each other and how to use that relationship to better the lives of your congregation and ministry leaders.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Master’s in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling Online Program?

Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), and the School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). This accreditation helps to position your degree as one that is well respected within the field of worship leadership.  Our specialization in pastoral counseling will allow you to gain skills and knowledge that are unique and useful in your church. Our online format is an added benefit, allowing you to remain active in your family, church, and community while gaining essential experience that will ensure you will be an invaluable member of your ministry.

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What Will You Learn in Our Master’s in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling?

Throughout our online Master of Arts in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling degree, you will be trained in all matters of worship studies so you can impart to your ministry team and congregation a true understanding of biblical worship. Besides training in worship leading, you will also acquire a deeper understanding of spiritual formation and life-changing strategies for both yourself and your congregation.

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Masters of Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling Program Highlights

  • By earning your online Master of Arts in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling degree 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, you will be set apart from others in your field.
  • 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 non-profit university. 
  • You can complete our online Master of Arts in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling degree program in as little as two years.

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Master’s Degree in Music and Worship Military Benefits

Liberty University is dedicated to providing world-class educational experiences to military students across 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 – $275 for graduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as a First Responder (less than $625 per course)
  • Eight-week courses, eight different start dates each year, and no set login times

Potential Career Options with a Master’s in Worship Studies – Pastoral Counseling

  • Director of worship and drama
  • Minister of music
  • Worship pastor 
  • Pastoral counseling

Admission Requirements for Online Master of Arts in Worship Studies

Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing. A master’s degree or at least 12 graduate credits from an accredited institution may be assessed. Please visit our admission requirements page for more detailed admission-related information.

All applicants must submit the following:

  • Admission application
  • Application fee*
  • Official college transcripts
  • Proof of English proficiency

*There is no upfront application fee; however, a deferred $50 application fee will be assessed during financial check-in. This fee is waived for qualifying service members, veterans, and military spouses – documentation verifying military status is required.