Music & Worship Degrees

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See also Auditions and Scholarships.

BACHELOR OF MUSIC

Vocal Track
Piano Track

The Bachelor of Music degree combines majors both in Bible and in Music & Worship.  The BM can focus on applied voice or piano.  (Other instrumentalists may receive the BSM degree, listed below.) The degree is designed to prepare for a career in the specialized ministry of Music & Worship in a local congregation.  Other vocational options include parochial school teaching, private studio teaching, professional music performance, and combination ministries such as music and youth in a church. The BM in Music and Worship can also equip a student to succeed in a graduate program of a music school. Several CCU alumni are now teaching in other colleges and universities.

Our graduates of the Bachelor of Music in Music and Worship are professional-level performers in their areas of specialization, and are capable general musicians with a good understanding of music and worship. They are experienced in music and worship ministry, and have a solid biblical foundation for ministry. Capable at planning and leading corporate worship with confidence, our graduates are aware of the need for balance and sensitivity. Each one is prepared to work as part of a ministry team to serve the church and shape the world.

BACHELOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION

Vocal Track
Piano Track

The Bachelor of Music Education Degree combines majors both in Bible and Theology and in Music Education, and leads to licensure for the State of Ohio.  The BME can focus on choral/vocal or piano. The degree is designed for those who desire to prepare to be an effective, licensed music teacher in the public or private school setting.  The desires to develop strong musical abilities and to teach and work with young people are combined within a biblical view of education.

Our graduates in Music Education are skilled musical performers and capable general musicians with a good understanding of music. They are also ready to be professional-level music teachers in a wide variety of settings. They are missional educators with a biblical worldview who see that the way they help and value people is the way they serve and honor Christ.

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MUSIC
Vocal Track
Instrumental Track
Composition Track

The Bachelor of Science in Music degree combines majors both in Bible and Theology and in Music and Worship.  The BSM can focus on applied voice, piano, brass instruments, guitar, or composition.  Others instruments may  be offered through special arrangements. The degree is designed for those who desire to prepare for leadership in music and worship ministry in the church.

Our graduates of the Bachelor of Science in Music and Worship are strong performers in their areas of specialization, and are capable general musicians with a good understanding of music and worship. They are experienced in music and worship ministry, and have a solid biblical foundation for ministry. Capable at planning and leading corporate worship with confidence, our graduates are aware of the need for balance and sensitivity. Each one is prepared to be an integral member of a ministry team in serving the church and shaping the world.

ASSOCIATE OF ARTS IN MUSIC & WORSHIP
AA Music & Worship

CCU also offers an Associate of Arts in Music and Worship, which entails an audition and acceptance similar to that of the bachelor degrees, but in a two-year program. The Associate of Arts Degree offers the student a vocational emphasis in Music and Worship with an opportunity to develop some of the basic skills that are necessary for leading music in the church.

Regardless of your chosen career, our goal is to help all graduates of our degree programs find effective service for the Lord Jesus Christ through music, and to worship him in spirit and in truth.

CCU is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
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