Bachelors Degree In Music And Worship Womens Leadership Degree
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Lead Women through the Power of Music with a Degree in Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership

Do you love music? Are you passionate about women’s ministries? If so, you may want to consider Liberty University’s Bachelor of Science in Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership degree. This program provides you with opportunities to hone your talent as a musician while also developing leadership skills you can use in women’s ministries.

We know you’re excited about what this degree will teach you, but you’re probably wondering what you can do with it. You’ll have multiple opportunities for positions in the music industry, including becoming the director of a music or worship program, a worship leader, a worship minister, or even a contemporary Christian music artist.

So don’t wait any longer! The music industry and women’s ministries around the world are desperate for people like you who are passionate about leading women and producing great music. We’re going to partner with you to ensure that you have all the training you’ll need to be successful in this field.

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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’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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Why Choose Liberty’s Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership Degree?

Choosing Liberty University’s music program means you’re choosing to get personal and unique training from some of the 45 full-time music faculty members on campus. You’re choosing to attend a program that is widely revered in the music industry and accredited through the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). You’re choosing hands-on experience opportunities. We can’t wait to share with you what else you’re choosing when you choose Liberty.

Let’s start with our professors. These men and women are professionals in their field with years of experience. They’ve received degrees from some of the most prestigious music schools around the country. And the best part? They’re excited about the opportunity to train you—the next generation of musicians and leaders—while they mentor and guide you throughout your academic journey.

Some other great benefits about our music and worship program are the fact that we have our own recording studio on campus—the Liberty Music Group. Plus, each of your courses are market-driven and aimed at preparing you for what the current industry is looking for. Many of our alumni have gone on to become Dove-award winning music artists, leaders in church worship teams, and songwriters.

What Will You Learn in Our Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership Degree?

At Liberty University, our music curriculum provides the training and experience you’ll need to be successful in a career in music and worship. You’ll gain hands-on, practical experience by participating in a practicum and internship towards the end of your degree.

Throughout our music and worship degree, you’ll study subjects like harmonic practices and theory, musicianship, creative worship, fundamentals of music production and audio engagement, basic conducting, and worship choir.

If you choose to pursue our women’s leadership specialization, you’ll receive additional training and insight in the leadership of women’s ministries. The courses you’ll study include:

  • Leadership and Management in Ministry
  • Methods of Teaching the Bible and Communication Skills for Women
  • Spiritual Formation and Development for Women in Leadership
  • The Role of Christian Women in Ministry
  • Survey of Women’s Ministries

Review 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

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Harmonic, melodic, and rhythmic principles of music
  • Key signatures, scales, intervals, chords, chord construction, and chord progression, which are the foundation for harmonic analysis of traditional, contemporary Christian, popular, and jazz music
  • The Nashville number system and jazz harmony practices as accepted methodology for music analysis

MUSC 107 – Musicianship I

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Listening skills through rhythmic, harmonic, and melodic dictation
  • Daily sight singing and rhythm exercises from a variety of styles
  • Tonal center referencing, which is the ability to identify harmonic rhythm while listening to a variety of musical styles

MUSC 201 – Creative Worship

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • The practical issues involved in planning and facilitating creative corporate worship
  • Worship planning, lighting design, audio and video production, presentation software, vocal and instrumental team communication and rehearsal, staging, banners, liturgical dance, and a variety of multi-media possibilities

MUSC 315 – Basic Conducting

Here’s what you’ll learn:

  • Rudimentary instruction in conducting techniques for traditional and non-traditional settings
  • Basic conducting gestures and patterns, score interpretation, rehearsal management and technique, programming considerations, and special problems in vocal and instrumental situations

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    Highlights of Our Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership Degree

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

    Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership Degree Information

    Career Opportunities for Music and Worship – Women’s Leadership Graduates

    • 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

    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.