Music Studies

Performance & Composition Certificate (1 Year)

The Performance & Composition Certificate has been created for those students who want to explore their musical abilities while learning about the Bible and participating in Christian community. In addition to developing skills in instrumental or vocal music, the student learns the basics required to begin arranging and writing their own music.

Worship Leaders Certificate - Level 1 (1 Year)

The Worship Leaders Certificate level 1 is a program with a practical orientation designed to train the student for the initial stages of worship ministry. Basic musical skills, essential Bible and theology, an understanding of musical styles, and a deep appreciation for how to bring God’s people into worship, are brought together during this year.

Worship Leaders Certificate - Level 2 (1 Year)

Individuals who wish to develop further skills in ministry will deepen their understanding of the background and techniques of worship leadership. Moving beyond basic musical skills, the certificate challenges students to consider the use of drama, to develop personal skills in song-writing and arranging, and to integrate the depth of Christian thought into the worship ministry of the church. 


Bachelor of Church Music - Music and Worship Emphasis 

The Bachelor of Church Music - Music & Worship Emphasis degree is designed to develop the musically gifted student to become skilled and confident as a Christian artist by integrating the study of music, worship, and theology and by cultivating a biblical and worship-oriented ministry outlook. While enrolled in this program, students are required to develop their abilities in performance through an ongoing regimen of applied study and rehearsal. Students also must demonstrate leadership skills in the field of worship and music ministries. Career possibilities for graduates from the Bachelor of Church Music – Music and Worship Emphasis program include: music teacher, worship leader, music pastor, performer, studio musician, accompanist, and cross-cultural music ministry.

Bachelor of Theology - Music

The Bachelor of Theology (B.Th.) - Music is a four-year program with a major in Bible and Theology and a minor in Music. The program is designed to prepare students for pastoral ministry with a secondary focus on using music to lead others into worship. Graduates from this degree are qualified to enter the Seminary pastoral program.

Sound Technology & Recording Arts Certificate - Level 1 (1 Year)

The Sound Technology and Recording Arts Certificate - Level 1 is designed for the student interested in both music and technology. Students will learn basic techniques on professional grade equipment while having the opportunity to hone musical understanding and to explore their personal life and faith. Please note that we accept a limited number of students to the Sound Technology programs. 

Sound Technology & Recording Arts Certificate - Level 2 (1 Year)

The Sound Technology and Recording Arts Certificate - Level 2 is designed for the student interested in advanced studies in the field. A mix of practical and theory-based courses serves as the foundation for career or for significant volunteer-based ministry and service. Please note that we accept a limited number of students to the Sound Technology programs.

Bachelor of Church Music - Sound Technology & Recording Arts

This program is designed to equip students in the area of recording arts as well as give musical training so that the graduate will not only have technical expertise but also artistic knowledge and sensitivities. The student will have the opportunity to work on state-of-the-art equipment and acquire training and experience as sound engineer and as album producer. Students will also gain a minimum of 200 hours of studio time as well as at least 60 hours of commercial studio experience. Emphasis will also be placed on live sound production and on microphone techniques. Each student will graduate with his or her own professional demo CD. Recording studio equipment includes student workstations equipped with ProTools hardware and software. Please note that we accept a limited number of students to the Sound Technology programs.