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MA in Worship Ministry

Worship Ministry

The Major in Worship Ministry allows the student to study biblical and theological foundations of Christian worship and build skills in music and leadership for worship ministry in the local church. There are no additional admission requirements for the Major in Worship Ministry, although entering students will be evaluated for music reading and performance skills for appropriate placement in music courses. Students in this program will come away with the training they need to effectively lead congregations in musical worship for the glory of God.

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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Additional Admission Requirements

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.


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.

Who will teach me?