B.S. In Christian Leadership And Church Ministries Worship
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Transfer in up to 75% of the degree total
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Aug 21, 2023
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Lead Others in Worship with a Degree in Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship

Are you feeling called by God to a life of leadership and worship? We want to partner with you so you can live out this calling on your life. Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship degree will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to be effective in both worship and leadership in the church.

We understand that you love using music to help yourself and others enter the presence of God. Our worship degree provides the credentials you need to spend a lifetime doing just that in ministry related positions. You could start a career as a worship leader or ministries director, as well as work in church administration or media ministry.

So what are you waiting for? Churches and ministries are desperate for people like you who are passionate about God, others, and worship. We’re going to give you all the tools and resources you need to gain the knowledge, skills, and experience to be an effective leader in the church through worship.

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At Liberty, you’ll find an affordable, high-quality education that equips students like you for the real world. Our commitment to excellence helped us rank among Niche.com’s Top 5 college campuses in America. Earning your degree from a nonprofit university with state-of-the-art resources like ours can help set you apart from your peers.

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Why Choose Liberty’s Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship Degree?

When you choose to pursue your degree through Liberty University, you’re choosing to learn from professionals with ministry and worship experience. You’re also choosing to have access to top resources, facilities, and state-of-the-art equipment to hone your skills. We’re excited that you’re interested in going on this academic journey with us, and we can’t wait to show you why it’s worth it.

So let’s start with our professors. These men and women are professionals in their field. They’ve planted and pastored churches, led worship on countless Sundays, directed ministry programs, and written books on Christian leadership and worship. Each of them has their doctorate degree in a related field or are currently working on it. They are excited to pass their knowledge along to you as they guide, mentor, and teach you while you’re studying with us.

In addition to professional instruction and training, you’ll also gain hands-on experience. Your major has a required church ministries practicum, and you have the option of participating in internships from the local to the global level.

What Will You Learn in Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship Degree?

Our goal with every degree is to provide you with a curriculum that prepares you for your future. By earning our Christian leadership and church ministries: worship degree, you’re going to be prepared to lead in church and worship ministries.

The Christian leadership and church ministries major gives you valuable knowledge and experience that will help you understand what church leadership really looks like. You’ll participate in a church ministries practicum, as well as study subjects like apologetics, inductive Bible study, nonprofit management, discipleship, and leadership.

With your specialization in worship, you’re going to gain the additional skills you need to utilize worship to minister to others. The courses you’ll take include:

  • Congregational Contextual Leadership
  • History of Music and Worship
  • Leadership, Philosophy, Music, and Organization
  • Music, Art Worship, and Culture
  • Old and New Testament Music and Worship

Review the Degree Completion Plan, and check out our featured courses below to learn more about what you’ll be studying!

Featured Courses

CHMN 201 – Introduction to Church Ministries

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • A practical study of church ministry with emphasis given to the following: biblical foundation, philosophy of ministry, and various areas of ministry
  • The ministry is considered as a calling and a career

CHMN 360 – Foundations in Ministry Programming

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Budgeting
  • Calendar planning
  • Developing a philosophy of ministry
  • Leadership development
  • Ministry assessment
  • Safety issues
  • The foundational components of church ministries programming

CHMN 447 – Discipleship in Church Ministries

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • An investigation of the factors which influence spiritual development
  • Exploring the biblical and theological foundations for discipleship
  • Making application to the discipleship process

CLED 365 – The Personal Life of a Leader

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • How to examine the life of the leader
  • How to develop individual leadership skills
  • The ordering of one’s private world
  • The personal character of the leader
  • Becoming a leader that lasts

Degree Information
Admission Requirements

Highlights of Our Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship Degree

  • John W. Rawlings School of Divinity professors are active in the classroom, as well as in research and publishing original works.
  • Our School of Divinity is committed to the authority of Scripture and conservative evangelical theology.
  • Benefit from the teaching and professor involvement of a small bible college with the experience and amenities of a university.
  • Internship opportunities with churches and parachurches locally, nationally, and globally.
  • The Freedom Tower, home for the School of Divinity, houses a 7-projector immersive classroom, an interactive meeting space that utilizes teleconferencing capabilities, and a state-of-the-art homiletics teaching lab.
  • The Rawlings Foundation’s rare book collection is valued at over $1 million and contains a 111-foot long Torah scroll dating back to the 16th century and a functioning Gutenberg Printing Press replica.

Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship Degree Information

Career Opportunities for Christian Leadership and Church Ministries: Worship Graduates

  • Church administrator
  • Media ministry
  • Ministry associate
  • Worship leader
  • Worship ministries director

Admission Requirements for Undergraduate Degrees

Every application is reviewed by the admission committee on a case-by-case basis, meaning there are no set minimums for acceptance. However, all applicants must submit the following documents* for admission:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • Results from the CLT, SAT, or ACT are not required for admission, but may be used in consideration for merit-based aid.
  • Admission essay

*Note that additional documentation may be requested by the admission committee after your application has been received.