24 months
545 USD/credit 16350 USD/year
545 USD/credit 16350 USD/year
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Equip your passion and serve the church as a skilled leader of worship with a Master of Arts in Religion - Worship at Liberty University. Gain an understanding of ministry through worship and learn effective techniques so you can excel as a worship leader. 

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Explore Scripture and the essential truths of Christianity and graduate ready to continue your education or enter the workforce.

The Master of Arts in Religion - Worship at Liberty University  provides foundational instruction in discipleship ministry, sermon preparation, and practical ministry skills. Through this degree, you’ll participate in intensive study in the Scriptures and the essential truths of the Christian message.

This program benefits pastors and ministry leaders who seek a firm scriptural foundation for service in Christian ministry. It also lays the groundwork for potential advanced studies in a program like the 75-hour Master of Divinity.

Career Opportunities for Graduates of Our M.A.R. in Worship Degree

  • Director of worship ministries
  • Minister of music
  • Program director for contemporary worship
  • Vocational worship leader
  • Worship pastor


ATS Commission on Accrediting.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • History & Philosophy of Worship
  • Biblical Foundations of Worship 
  • The Role of the Worship Leader 
  • Principles of Leadership for the Worship Leader

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission application
  • Official bachelor’s degree transcripts with a 2.0 GPA or higher
  • Self-certification form for students in the final term of their bachelor’s degree
  • John W. Rawlings School of Divinity questionnaire
  • Pastoral recommender contact information
  • Current Liberty undergraduate students seeking preliminary acceptance into a graduate program must complete a degree completion application through their ASIST account

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    16350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 545 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 USD /month
Living costs

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


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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