Coursework for the major includes studies in worship leadership, artistic ministry, technology, marketing, songwriting, spiritual formation, and theology. In addition, the following eight specializations allow you to complete more nuanced training in the area of your choice.
A Dynamic Curriculum in Transformational Worship
Designed expressly for the student who desires to refine their instrument or voice, this concentration provides the platform to cultivate the craft of performance.
Songwriting and Composition
Dedicated to the creatively minded musician, this concentration provides the skills and competencies needed for songwriters, composers, arrangers, and orchestrators.
Global Worship and Culture
If you sense a calling to missions and the global Church, this concentration provides a powerful educational platform for international ministry.
A dynamic combination of curriculum in music business, music technology, and music production provides the skills and tools needed for those seeking ministry positions in the technical arts.
In addition to rigorous training in worship and the arts, the Christian ministries concentration provides relevant skills for pastoral ministry and practical theology.
Many churches seek graduates who are capable in both worship arts leadership and youth ministry. This concentration provides training for ministry roles involving this unique combination of leadership abilities.
Designed specifically for the musical theologian, this concentration provides the equivalent of a minor in biblical studies.
Visual Art and Graphic Design
Today’s churches often seek leaders who can facilitate artistic output and oversee visual aspects of communication. This concentration provides resourcing and tools for such a role, enabling the musician-artist to provide thoughtful and creative leadership.
Note: This information is current for the 2019-20 academic year; however, all stated academic information is subject to change. Please refer to the current Academic Catalog for more information.