Worship and Leadership

Trevecca’s Master of Arts in worship and leadership equips students with the practical skills, theological training and administrative tools needed to be effective servant leaders. This fully online and interdisciplinary program prepares students to be impactful in music ministry or other leadership and teaching roles.

Program Benefits

  • Complete your degree online in 18 months with no residency requirements.
  • Take only one class at a time with all materials delivered to you.
  • Complete your program with a supportive cohort of students working toward similar goals.
  • Enjoy the collaborative learning environments fostered by our small class sizes.
  • Learn from faculty who possess the highest degrees in their fields and have relevant and valuable real-world experience.

What to Expect

As a student in Trevecca’s Master of Arts in worship and leadership program, you will deepen your understanding of worship and theology while also improving your leadership capabilities. Our interdisciplinary coursework in worship, theology, leadership and congregational shepherding is designed to fully equip you to be an impactful worship leader, pastor or teacher. 

You’ll learn about worship ministry dynamics and relationships; worship in the Old and New Testament; spiritual formation; contemporary issues in worship; church and personal leadership and development; organizational culture and change; strategic thinking; conflict management; and strategies for leading and building teams. As you progress, you’ll develop a cumulative e-portfolio that demonstrates the best of your training and abilities that you can use in applying for a new position.

Why Choose Trevecca?

Founded in 1901 and a leader in online education for more than two decades, Trevecca has been recognized nationally and locally for providing our students with the highest level of academic quality and rigor. We offer a holistic education focused on the intellectual, social, emotional, physical, and spiritual health of all the students in our diverse student body. As a Christian university, we offer programs that explore the ways faith and education intersect. We are committed to educating the next generation through servant leadership.

Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions

Get details on all the courses you’ll complete as you work toward this degree at Trevecca.

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Financial Aid & Costs

Financial Aid & Costs

Nearly every student at Trevecca receives some form of assistance in paying for college. Learn all about the affordability of a TNU education and options for receiving aid.

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Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Here’s a look at the approximate tuition rates you could expect for this program at Trevecca, including the cost per credit hour and the total tuition expense for the full degree program. Please note that rates and fees are subject to change.

Cost/Credit Hour

$463

Hours

36

Tuition Cost*

$16,668

*$100 tech. fee assessed per course. Books are not included.

As part of the curriculum, students will develop an e-portfolio that can be used in future ministry opportunities such as applying for a new position or teaching. The Master of Arts in worship and leadership is the first Trevecca graduate program to feature a cumulative portfolio, which will include sample work from each course. It is designed to give prospective employers a greater understanding of the student’s abilities by showcasing the individual’s collective best academic work in worship and leadership.

Career Opportunities

With a Master of Arts in worship and leadership, you’ll be ready to serve in roles like these:

  • Worship minister
  • Undergraduate professor in worship
  • Undergraduate professor in leadership
  • Executive pastor
  • Nonprofit leader/administrator

“I learned to engage in beautiful, tough topics – all through the framework of the gospel – in order to help those in my church do the same.”

Jacob Bell Trevecca graduate

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