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 is 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 12 unique Bachelor of Music (B.M.) 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!


School of Music Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Choral Music: Music Education (B.M.)

Commercial Music (B.M.)

Music in World Cultures (B.M.)

Guitar Performance (B.M.)

Instrumental Music: Music Education (B.M.)

Music and Worship (B.S.)

Music Instrumental (B.A.)

Music Instrumental (B.S.)

Music in World Cultures (B.S.) – Coming Soon!

Music Vocal (B.A.)

Music Vocal (B.S.)

Piano Performance (B.M.)

String Performance (B.M.)

Vocal Performance (B.M.)

Woodwind, Brass, or Percussion Performance (B.M.)

Worship Leadership (B.M.)


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 will 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 will have various resources at your disposal, including the following:

  • Forty-five full-time faculty with 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 will especially benefit from this resource!
  • Our 141,000-square-foot 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 and has been rated #1 Christian music school by Christian Universities Online! As one of the largest schools of music in the nation, 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!

 


School of Music Bachelor’s Degree Information

  • Residential
  • 120-142 total credit hours
  • Transfer in up to 50% of your major-specific credits and 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:

  • Admission application
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts (if applicable)
  • SAT, ACT, or CLT scores
  • Admission essay

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