- BS, Trevecca Nazarene University, 1987
- MMEd, Belmont University, 1989
- EdD, Tennessee State University, 1998
- Advanced Graduate Certificate of Worship Studies, Institute for Worship Studies, 2002
Sam Green has been on the faculty at Trevecca since 1998 in various roles, including chair of the Division of Music, associate provost and dean of Enrollment Management, director of the Praise and Worship Certificate Program and currently director of the Center for Worship Arts. Sam also teaches in the Christian Ministry Program and in the Ed.D. program, where he also serves as a doctoral adviser. Sam has served as guest lecturer at Caribbean Nazarene College and Evangeline Booth College. Additionally, Sam is an ordained deacon in the Church of the Nazarene and a pastor of worship since 1986. He currently serves at Hermitage Church of the Nazarene and worship pastor consultant for local churches.