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MA in Worship Ministry

Worship Ministry

The MA in Worship Ministry equips students to provide biblical leadership in the worship ministries of the local church.

All general admissions requirements for the Seminary must be met. An undergraduate music degree is not required, though a certain proficiency in music is required to complete the degree. The student’s proficiency in music will be evaluated by the faculty for the purpose of recommending an individualized program of study.
As part of the Worship Leadership class, students must also demonstrate the skills necessary to lead worship through music, including (1) vocal skills for leading congregational singing and (2) instrumental skills in guitar or piano. Instruction is available to prepare for competency and to further develop musical skills for worship leadership.

Program at a glance

Total Hours
52
This program includes 37 credit hours in the Master of Arts core, 12 hours in the worship ministry core, and 3 electives.

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What courses will I take?

Below is a sample of the required courses. To see a complete list, view the academic catalog.

  • PMN 6540 - The Ministry of Worship 3 semester hr(s).
  • PMN 6541 - Worship Leadership 3 semester hr(s).
  • THE 7510 - The Doctrine of Worship 3 semester hr(s).
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What can I do with this degree?

  • The M.A. in Worship Ministry equips students to provide biblical leadership in the worship ministries of the local church.


Learn from over 60 professors who know what it's like to be in ministry. Our world-class faculty will teach you how to think critically about the Bible so you can minister faithfully throughout the world.

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