MA in Christian Education – Worship Ministries

In addition to studying for the Master of Arts in Christian Education degree (MACE), students may also choose to earn a concentration in Worship Ministries (WM). This concentration prepares men and women to mobilize people to follow God’s call on their lives to use their God-given spiritual gifts and abilities as they pursue their passions in His name with an emphasis on foundational musical knowledge and abilities. An undergraduate music degree is not required as a prerequisite for the WL concentration.

Students graduating from the MACE-WM degree program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of Biblical, theological, historical, philosophical, and psychological foundations of Christian Education in the context of mobilization.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, and appreciation of developmental theories and their application to Christian education in the context of mobilization.
  3. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, appreciation, and skills of the operative principles and administrative approaches for the educational ministry of the church done in the context of mobilization.
  4. Demonstrate knowledge, understanding, appreciation, and skills of discipleship, evangelism, teaching, leadership training, and age group ministry in the context of mobilization.
  5. Demonstrate appropriate competencies in music theory, history, and literature.
  6. Demonstrate a high level of applied musical skills and performance discipline.
  7. Demonstrate organizational and leadership skills in worship and church music ministry.

Catalog

FOUNDATIONAL COURSES (42 HOURS)
  • BS2210 Old Testament Survey I
  • BS2211 Old Testament Survey II
  • BS2310 New Testament Survey I
  • BS2311 New Testament Survey II
  • CE8301 Church Administration
  • HT3101 History of Christianity II
  • HT3200 Theology I
  • HT3201 Theology II
  • HT3300 Introduction to Apologetics
  • HT3400 Christian Ethics
  • MN5060 Evangelism & Discipleship
  • MN5468 Leadership Practicum
  • MS7001 Theology & Philosophy of Missions
  • GS1801 Integrative I, Leadership (1 hr)
  • GS1802 Integrative II, Assessment (1 hr)
  • GS1803 Integrative III, Capstone (1 hr)
WORSHIP MINISTRIES COURSES (15 HOURS)
  • CM9100 Biblical Foundations of Worship
  • CM9205 Survey of Christian Worship & Congregational Song
  • CM9401 Worship Ministry Administration
  • CM9403 Corporate Worship Leadership
  • CM9421 Worship Technology
CHRISTIAN EDUCATION COURSES (15 HOURS)
  • CE8482 Foundations in Equipping Practicum
  • CE8483 Equipping Strategies Practicum
  • CE8484 Preschool & Children Ministry Practicum
  • CE8485 Youth Ministry Practicum
  • CE8487 Adult Ministry Strategies Practicum