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Mercer University

24 months
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756 USD/credit
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About

The Music in Church Music degree offered by Mercer University is intended for talented persons who have completed an undergraduate degree in music and who want to enter an intense period of graduate, professional study that would prepare them for the practice of church music ministry. 

Overview

Key facts:

  • The Music in Church Music degree offered by Mercer University will enroll church musicians who want to focus on conducting, piano, collaborative piano, voice and organ studies. In most church settings, this is a terminal degree preparing musicians for church music ministry. However, students may continue training at the doctoral level in church or sacred music.
  • The course of study for this degree will be a third in church music/theological studies, a third in graduate music academic studies and the final third in solo/ensemble performance studies. The curriculum includes professional training in music ministry that has practical applications in a local congregation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Foundations of Christian Worship
  • Hymnology and Church Music Literature
  • Church Music Methods and Technology
  • Supervised Music Ministry Internship
  • Spiritual Formation for Ministry I
  • Graduate Recital

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

37 alternative credits

37-39

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed Application Form with nonrefundable application fee of $100 (U.S.) payable to Mercer University. This fee must accompany the application.
  • Official transcripts of all academic records sent in a sealed envelope from all college and universities attended.
  •  Curriculum vitae (summarizing academic, performance, and employment information). Optional: examples of involvement in liturgical, musical, or artistic activities.
  • Repertory list of major performance area.
  •  A writing sample, such as a term paper, thesis, course paper, etc.
  •  A short essay (500-1,000 words) relating your goals pertaining to this degree.
  • Three letters of recommendation, each in a sealed envelope with the recommender's signature across the seal. The Recommendation Form should accompany each letter of recommendation.
  •  Official scores from TOEFL (if applicable).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    756 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    756 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 756 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Doraville

900 - 1400 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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