The Master of Music in Worship Leadership (M.M.W.L.) is designed to train worship leaders in a competency-based curriculum with an emphasis on musical excellence and practical ministry skills grounded in the Word of God to serve the local church. Additionally, the degree provides a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies that are necessary for those pursuing Christian ministry.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Students must demonstrate basic competencies in the following areas: applied instrument or voice, conducting, and theory and musicianship. These competencies may be demonstrated by transcript evidence, completion of an undergraduate degree in music or the equivalent, and/or by placement examinations. If needed, all leveling courses may be completed through the School of Church Music and Worship.
M.M.W.L. students must maintain an overall grade point average of 2.00.
The Master of Music in Worship Leadership can be completed in as little as two years. The degree must be completed within a period of seven years from the time of admission. Extensions may be granted to students who are serving in an international mission field.