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Advanced Certificate in Worship Studies

(12 hours – excluding prerequisites)

Note: Church Membership Requirement (for admission into the EDD in Educational Leadership—all concentrations, PHD in Leadership Studies’ Ministry Concentration, Master’s Ministry Degrees, and Advanced Ministry Certificate Programs): Within the last 12 months, the applicant must have been an active member of a Christian church that holds Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior and who holds solely the Old Testament and the New Testament as sacred Scripture.

Courses comprising this certificate engage worship leaders in a study of Christian worship from theological and practical dimensions. The certificate equips worship leaders with tools for effective worship education and ministry in a variety of worship contexts.

REQUIRED COURSES (excluding prerequisites)


WORS 5307 - History of Worship Song

WORS 6303 - Spiritual Formation and Worship

WORS 6308 - Worship Through the Ages

WORS 6316 - Worship Theology for Contemporary Ministry


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