Bachelor Of Science In Music And Worship Worship Bachelor's Degrees
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Aug 23, 2021

You Have Never Been Closer to a Career in Music and Worship than Now

Prepare for an exciting career in the worship arts! Become equipped with the leadership tools you need to guide and manage and the collaboration skills you need to create unity within the church. If you want to be a part of shaping tomorrow’s music culture, start with a bachelor’s degree in music and worship from Liberty.

Our students and alumni are making some noise in the professional music industry. Our vocalists continue to win state and regional competitions, our LU Praise team’s latest album is nominated for a Dove award.

Earn a degree in music and worship that takes you further. Our students’ success comes from the care provided by our highly trained faculty, our state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, and our passion to put God first and do everything for His glory. Be a part of a university that sharpens your talents and skills for the career you have ahead.

Why Choose Liberty’s Music and Worship Bachelor’s Degree?

Partner with Liberty to get the hands-on experience and career opportunities you need to make a difference! Our award-winning School of Music offers various ways for you to get involved and develop your talent.

As the nation’s seventh-largest school of music, we offer students like you the following resources:

  • Our recording studio and Liberty Music Group (LMG) publishing company.
  • Our Center for Music and the Worship Arts building, which contains a 1,600 seat concert hall, state of the art lighting and audio technology, various rehearsal halls and classrooms, and 2 state-of-the-art Mac labs.
  • 45 full-time degreed faculty excited to share their industry expertise!

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What Will You Learn in Our Bachelor’s Degree in Music and Worship?

Develop your musical skills and become a biblically grounded worship leader. Your general courses will develop your creativity, collaboration, and conducting abilities. If you choose to specialize in one of our eight cognates below, you will study additional key areas of interest. If you pursue our general track, you will have some flexibility to mix and match elective courses.

Today’s music ministers and worship leaders need to be more than skilled musicians. Our bachelor’s in music and worship will develop your teaching, training, team management and discipleship, worship evangelism, marketing, technology, drama, and music skills! Become well rounded in all aspects of worship so that you can be your very best in the career God has called you to.

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

    Featured Courses

    MUSC 105 – Harmonic Practices and Theory I

    MUSC 107 – Musicianship I

    MUSC 201 – Creative Worship

    MUSC 315 – Basic Conducting

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    Highlights of Our Music and Worship Bachelor’s Degree

    Some of the benefits of studying at Liberty’s School of Music include the following:

    • Access to 45 full-time faculty degreed from many of the most prestigious music schools in the nation.
    • Our music programs are accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM).
    • Our 141,000-square-foot Center for Music and the Worship Arts building, within which our Center for Worship has been voted “Best of the Best in Higher Education” six years in a row by Worship Leader Magazine.
    • Our school is a designated “All-Steinway” school.
    • We provide our own recording studio and professional music publishing and recording company, Liberty Music Group (LMG).
    • Our alumni have gone on to become Dove-award winning Christian artists and songwriters.
    • All coursework is market-driven, focusing on developing your skills for the current industry. 

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    Career Opportunities for Music and Worship Graduates

    Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Music and Worship prepares you for the following occupations:

    • Associate Director of Worship Programming
    • Contemporary Christian Artist
    • Director of Worship and Drama
    • Director of Worship Arts
    • Director of Worship Conferences
    • Director of Worship Technology
    • Music and Worship Evangelist
    • Music Minister
    • Worship and Missions Director
    • Worship Leader or Pastor

    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 (Liberty University is offering test-optional admission for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 applicants)
    • Admission essay

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

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    Women’s Leadership

    Worship Technology (Audio)

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