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Master of Arts in Music and Worship Leadership

The Baptist College of Florida offers three graduate degrees. The Master of Arts in Christian Studies is a research-oriented degree to prepare graduates for Christian ministry of various types. The Master of Arts in Music and Worship Leadership is a research- and practice-oriented degree for preparing graduates for advanced work in music and worship fields. The Master of Arts in Counseling is a practice-oriented degree for preparing raduates for work in non-licensure counseling settings. Each graduate degree has its own program student learning outcomes. Graduate coursework is progressively more advanced in academic content than any of the undergraduate programs offered at The Baptist College of Florida. Graduate programs focus on higherlevel learning and research in the major issues and significant scholarly literature of the respective fields

The Master of Arts in Music and Worship Leadership is a research and practice-oriented degree designed to equip vocational worship pastors, church musicians, and other Christian workers who desire to develop advanced skills in academic research, understanding and application in the theological foundations for worship, worship leadership, musicianship, and professional administration.

M.A. in Music and Worship Leadership | 30 Total Hours

Core Requirements (9 hours)

  • GR 501. Introduction to Graduate Research (3 hours)
  • MS 610. Music Internship (3 hours)
  • GR 680. Comprehensive Exam (0 hours)
Choose One:
  • MS 607. Recital Project (3 hours)
  • MS 690. Music and Worship Graduate Thesis (3 hours)

Worship Leadership (6 Hours)

  • WL 501. Biblical Foundations of Worship (3 hours)
  • WL 502. History of Christian Music and Worship (3 hours)

Musical Studies (9 Hours)

  • MS 501. Advanced Conducting (3 hours)
  • MS 502. Vocal Pedagogy for the Church (3 hours)
  • MS 503. Worship Service Leadership (3 hours)

Music Elective (Choose One)

  • MS 604. Sound and Recording for Worship (3 hours)
  • MS 605. The Large-Scale Production (3 hours)
  • MS 606. The Fine Arts Academy (3 hours)

Worship Elective (Choose One)

  • WL 604. The Arts in Worship (3 hours)
  • WL 605. Visual Media in Worship (3 hours)
  • WL 606. Leadership in Worship Ministry (3 hours)
  • WL 607. Music and Worship Ministry Administration (3 hours)

  • MAMWL students completing the degree with MS 690 must complete and defend the thesis within four semesters following registration for MS 690.
  • MAMWL students completing the degree with MS 690 must maintain continuous enrollment after MS 690 through the thesis continuation courses, GR 691-694, as needed.