Master of Arts in Theological Studies and Master of Arts in Worship Leadership
Dual Degree Program

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

In order to pursue a Dual Master's Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master's degrees which comprise the dual degree program.  

PREREQUISITES (6 Credit Hours)

Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Above courses completed either prior to enrollment or during the first academic year

Master of Arts in Theological Studies

15 hours Common Required Curriculum

  3 hours Required Practicum

  6 hours Required M.A. in Theological Studies Courses

  6 hours Required M.A. in Worship Leadership Courses used as M.A. in

               Theological Studies Electives

12 hours M.A. in Theological Studies Concentration

  6 hours Required M.A. in Worship Leadership Courses

12 hours M.A. in Worship Leadership Concentration

60 hours TOTAL Dual Degree

 

Master of Arts in Worship Leadership

15 hours Common Required Curriculum

  3 hours Required Practicum

12 hours Required M.A. in Worship Leadership Courses

12 hours M.A. in Worship Leadership Concentration

 6 hours Required M.A. in Theological Studies Courses

12 hours M.A. in Theological Studies Concentration

60 hours TOTAL Dual Degree

Required Common Curriculum (15 Credit Hours)

Required Practicum (3 hours)

Required M.A. in Theological Studies Courses (6 Credit Hours)

Required M.A. in Worship Leadership Courses (12 Credit Hours)

M.A. in THEOLOGICAL STUDIES CONCENTRATION OPTIONS (12 Credit Hours)
Choose one of the following concentrations for the M.A. in Theological Studies degree and take four courses that complete the requirements.

Christian Scriptures
Choose any four of the following

Christian Heritage
Choose any four of the following
THEO 5317 Baptist Heritage and Polity
THEO 6311 Issues in Early Christianity
THEO 6312 Issues in Medieval Christianity
THEO 6313 Issues in Reformation Studies
THEO 6314 Issues in American Christianity
THEO 6315 Issues in Contemporary Christianity
THEO 6318 Issues in Baptist Studies
THEO 6332 First Century Christianity
THEO 6350 Christian Ethics
THEO 6355 Philosophy of Religion
MAGL 5335 Biographies of Outstanding Missionaries
MAGL 5352 History of East Asian Philosophy and Religion

Christian Ministry

 

M.A. in WORSHIP LEADERSHIP CONCENTRATION OPTIONS (12 Credit Hours)

There are three concentration options for students in the M.A. in Worship Leadership program:

  • Communication Ministry

  • Worship Ministry

  • Worship Music

Each concentration consists of four courses (12 hours). Students may be able to transfer up to 12 hours from an accredited master’s program upon approval. 

All graduate worship leadership students are required to complete the prerequisite M.A. in Worship Leadership Concentration Foundational Requirements for the appropriate concentration of study through undergraduate courses.

Students who have not completed appropriate undergraduate courses will be required to complete all foundational courses prior to full acceptance into the program. Students who have completed appropriate course work may have any (or all) of the prerequisite foundational courses waived, if the courses meet the waiver criteria.

The Communication Ministry concentration consists of:

Select four of the following:

The Worship Ministry concentration consists of:

MACM 6309 Shepherding in the 21st Century

And any three

M.A. in Christian Education

M.A. in Children's Ministry

M.A. in Christian Ministry

M.A. in Global Leadership

M.A. in Student Ministry

M.A. in Theological Studies

M.A. in Worship Leadership

elective courses in the student's area of interest upon approval of the director.

The Worship Music* concentration consists of:

MAWL 5312 Worship Songwriting and Arranging
MAWL 5315 Vocal and Instrumental Techniques in Worship
MAWL 6314 Worship Technology
MAWL 6319 Rehearsal Techniques for Worship Ensembles

*The Worship Music concentration requires the completion of an undergraduate degree in Music, Music Business, or comparable experience in the music field. Students wishing to undertake this concentration without an undergraduate degree in the discipline of music may complete the M.A. in Worship Leadership Worship Music Foundational Courses prior to entering this concentration upon approval of the program director.

(S-L) = Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.

 

 

 


M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Counseling
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Children's Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Children's Ministry / Master of Liberal Arts
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Christian Ministry
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Counseling
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Christian Education / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Education / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Communication
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Global Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Christian Ministry / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Christian Ministry / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Communication / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Communication / M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Communication / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Global Ministry / M.A. in Student Ministry
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Global Leadership / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Global Leadership / Master of Business Administration
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Management / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Management
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Teaching
M.A. in Student Ministry / M.A. in Theological Studies
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.A. in Worship Leadership
M.A. in Student Ministry/M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Teaching / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.A. in Theological Studies / M.A. in Worship Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
Master of Business Administration / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Higher Education
M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in School Counseling
M.Ed. in Educational Leadership / M.Ed. in Special Education
M.Ed. in Higher Education / M.Ed. in Kinesiology
M.Ed. in Reading and English as a Second Language / M.Ed. in Special Education
 
 
 

Accelerated Bachelor's/Master's Degrees

B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Children's Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Christian Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Family Ministry
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Global Leadership
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Theological Studies
B.A. Biblical Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Worship Leadership
B.A. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A. 4-8 English Language Arts and Reading Certification/M.Ed. Reading and English as a Second Language
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.A. Teaching
B.A./B.S. Early Childhood - Grade 6 Generalist Certification/M.Ed. Special Education
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Children's Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Education
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Christian Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. in Family Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Global Leadership
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Student Ministry
B.A./B.S. Christian Studies (Applied Ministry)/M.A. Worship Leadership
B.A./B.S. in Communication (Communication Theory)/M.A. in Communication
B.A./B.S. Kinesiology/M.Ed. in Kinesiology
B.A./B.S. Music Business/MBA
BAS Christian Ministries/M.A. Children's Ministry
BAS Christian Ministries/M.A. in Christian Ministry
BBA Accounting /MBA Accounting
BBA Finance /MBA Finance
BBA Management/MBA Management
BBA Music Business/MBA
BBS Business Administration/MBA
BBS Management/MBA Management

 

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