School Of Music Bachelor's Degrees

Dream Big with Liberty’s School of Music

Imagine performing surrounded by fellow Christians worshiping together. Picture yourself leading your church in compelling, powerful worship. Envision your future classroom as you instruct the next generation of eager musicians. Any of these exciting careers are just a degree away with Liberty’s School of Music!

At Liberty, our mission is to equip and train musicians to be Champions for Christ. In addition to our firm foundation in the Christian faith, our School of Music provides its students with countless opportunities to develop and display their musical abilities. For example, our LU Praise team performed at the ACDA National Convention and Inaugural Prayer Service for the president! 

We offer a multitude of unique Bachelor of Music (BM) degrees. Choose from programs like worship leadership, music education, and even commercial music. We also provide Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees so that you can tailor your college experience to your individual career goals.

Check out all of the degree options we have below in the School of Music and find the one that fits your needs best!

Licensure requirements may vary by state. Please research your state’s licensure or reciprocity requirements here:

School of Music Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Commercial Music (BM)

Commercial Music (BS)

Guitar Performance (BM)

Music and Worship (BS)

Music Education: Choral (BM)

Music Education: Instrumental  (BM)

Music Instrumental (BS)

Music in World Cultures (BM)

Music in World Cultures (BS)

Music Vocal (BS)

Piano Performance (BM)

String Performance (BM)

Vocal Performance (BM)

Woodwind, Brass, or Percussion Performance (BM)

Worship Leadership (BM)

Why Choose a Bachelor’s Degree from Liberty’s School of Music?

Earn your music degree from Liberty and receive more than a diploma! Your courses can be full of hands-on learning, internship opportunities, and professional development. You deserve to study under industry leaders in music and worship, developing your talent with nothing but the best equipment and facilities.

As a School of Music student, you can have various resources at your disposal, including the following:

  • Our full-time faculty hold degrees from many of the most prestigious music schools in the nation.
  • Liberty Music Group (LMG): Liberty’s professional music publishing and recording company, providing students and staff opportunities to publish their work. Commercial music students can especially benefit from this resource!
  • Our Center for Music and the Worship Arts building, which includes a large concert hall, state of the art lighting and audio technology, various recital halls, two Mac Labs, and a recording studio.

Additionally, Liberty is a designated “All-Steinway” school. Liberty is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) and our students participate in numerous state and regional competitions, with many walking away champions.

We want you to experience the very best of the music industry. Let us come alongside you, providing exceptional faculty and resources to equip you with the bachelor’s degree you need to succeed!

Award-Winning Campus

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’s Top 3 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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School of Music Bachelor’s Degree Information

  • Residential 
  • 120-142 total credit hours
  • Transfer in up to 75% of your total degree
  • Check out our course catalog.

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:

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