Worship Studies - Ethnomusicology (Online), M.A. | Online | Liberty University | United States
24 months
565 USD/credit 11865 USD/year
565 USD/credit 11865 USD/year
565 USD/credit 11865 USD/year
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Are you interested in leading worship in a cultural context? Do you have a desire to understand the music and culture around you? If so, Liberty University’s Master of Arts in Worship Studies - Ethnomusicology (Online) is for you! 

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You can use your degree to create awareness of varied musical expressions, guide worship teams, and provide training to those preparing for music ministries in other cultures. You will study key differences in musical backgrounds while re-affirming a biblical foundation for worship.

You can finish Liberty University ’s Master of Arts in Worship Studies - Ethnomusicology (Online)  in less than 2 years and apply what you have learned in your local church or other ministries. As you seek to take on a greater role in worship or music ministries, our online master’s degree will map out important comparative studies in ethnomusicology to help you and those around you become more culturally knowledgeable. As a worship leader, pastor, or teacher, you will be responsible for setting the tone for more than just musical performance. That is why this degree program will provide you with a solid biblical foundation to cast the vision for a unified and God-honoring understanding of worship and how it plays a vital role in the life of both the worship leader and the individual worshipper.

Ethnomusicology Career Options

  • Missionary
  • Music teacher
  • Musicologist
  • Worship pastor

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • A History of Worship Music
  • The Role of the Worship Leader
  • Building a Theology of Worship  
  • Applied Ethnomusicology
  • Global Worship 
  • Field of Ethnomusicology
  • Anthropology of Music 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


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42 SCH



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English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have a regionally or nationally accredited bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or above for admission in good standing. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    11865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    11865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • In-State

    11865 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 565 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • PT tuition per credit: $615


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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