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Master of Arts in Worship - Ethnomusicology

Liberty University



The online Master of Arts in Worship - Ethnomusicology degree from Liberty University is an excellent online program for those individual with a love for music are are looking to develop an understanding of its place in various cultures.

Created to equip worship leaders to better serve the church as skilled, passionate leaders of worship, equipped to fit the needs of today's post-modern culture, this online Ethnomusicology offer its students the a flexible opportunity study ethnic music, ethnomusicology, organology and the anthropology of music, as well as practice context-specific biblical and theological competencies in worship and worship theories practical to the local church.

Throughout the course of this online ethnomusicology degree program, students will receive comprehensive training in qualitative and quantitative research methods, developing knowledge and expertise to function in a variety of worship cultures and contexts within the evangelical community.

Topics covered by the courses in this online Ethnomusicology include:

  • Biblical Foundations of Worship
  • Poetry of the Old Testament
  • Dynamics of Corporate Worship
  • Current Issues in Worship Ministry
  • Building a Balanced Worship Ministry
  • History of Baptists
  • American Christianity
  • Introduction to Ethnomusicology
  • Field of Ethnomusicology
  • Anthropology of Music
  • Organology
  • Applied Ethnomusicology

As a student in this online ethnomusicology, individuals will work to become leaders in worship music, song writing and arranging, will develop the knowledge needed to become a Musician, Worship Pastor, and Music Ministry.

On-campus intensives may be required. As the world's largest evangelical university, Liberty University incorporates core Christian values into all of their degree offerings in order to provide all students a thorough academic and spiritually enriching program of study.

Accreditation Information

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

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