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Media Arts and Worship, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Dallas, TX, United States
The professional Master of Arts in Media Arts and Worship degree enhances the ministries of worship leaders, writers, and other media practitioners by providing biblical and theological insight to the arts.
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Students in this program will be able to:

  • articulate the role of art and worship in shaping and expressing Christian life;
  • express the interdependence of theology and art;
  •  develop and demonstrate a model of collaboration designed to serve and shape culture through the arts and worship;
  • demonstrate Spirit-empowered leadership that recognizes others’ gifts and encourages their creative development; and
  • develop a model of creativity integrated with Spirit-directed work habits that leads to sustainable professional practices.

Sixty-six semester hours of coursework are required as a minimum for graduation. Twenty-two of the 65 hours are prescribed Bible Exposition courses, 18 are prescribed Systematic Theology courses, 3 are in the Christian Life and Witness course, 6 are in prescribed Media Arts courses, and 2 are in the Media Arts and Worship apprenticeship in which the student will develop a professional portfolio, in a eld experience context. The remaining 15 hours must be taken in media arts and worship electives. Students may receive credit in the Department of Media Arts and Worship for several courses taken in other departments.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Acts & Pauline Epistles 
  • Hebrews, General Epistles, & Revelation 
  • Ruth. Psalms. Jonah, & Selected Epistles 
  • Trinitarianism 
  • Soteriology 
  • Sanctification & Ecclesiology 
  • Eschatology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    66 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

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General Requirements

As an applicant, you will be evaluated on the basis of:

  •   Your academic records
  •   The assessment of your references
  •   The extent and quality of involvement in Christian service
  •   Your apparent gifts and potential for placement into Christian ministry.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    571 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 571 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    571 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 571 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Dallas

  • 1140 - 1930 USD/month
    Living Costs

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