Worship Studies (M.A.) - Songwriting

Worship Studies (M.A.) - Songwriting

Important: This degree plan is effective for those starting this degree program in fall 2021 through summer 2022. This degree plan will remain in effect for students who do not break enrollment or who do not change degree programs, concentrations, or cognates.

Foundational Studies Courses
WRSP 501Principles of Worship and Ministry3
WRSP 510Biblical Foundations of Worship3
Choose two of the following:6
Hermeneutics
Psalms
Systematic Theology I
Systematic Theology II
Total Hours12
Worship Studies Courses
WRSP 502A History of Worship Music3
WRSP 520The Role of the Worship Leader3
WRSP 635Building a Theology of Worship3
Total Hours9
Songwriting Cognate
WMUS 550Applied Music3
WMUS 550Applied Music3
WMUS 630Principles of Worship Technology3
Choose one of the following:3
Advanced Contemporary Arranging Techniques for Worship
Songwriting Seminar
Total Hours12
Practical Skills in Worship Courses
WMUS 610Tools and Techniques for Contemporary Worship3
WRSP 540Current Issues in Worship3
Choose one of the following:3
Analytical Techniques for the Worship Leader
Music Resources and Literature for Worship Leading
Global Worship
Total Hours9

All Applicable prerequisites must be met

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete 42 hours
  • A maximum of 50% of the program hours may be transferred if approved and allowable, including credit from an earned degree from Liberty University on the same academic level
  • 2.0 GPA
  • Degree must be completed within 5 years
  • Submission of Degree Completion Application must be completed within the last semester of a student's anticipated graduation date

Program Offered in Online Format

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