Master of Arts in Communication/Master of Arts in Worship Studies
The Master of Arts in Communication/Master of Arts in Worship Studies dual degree program is designed to equip graduates with academic knowledge and professional skills related to the field of communication, which will enable them to provide effective servant leadership in educational, ministry, community, or professional organizations. In addition, graduates will gain a holistic study of Christian worship which will enable them to educate and lead today’s church in the theological and practical dimensions of worship.
In order to pursue a Dual Master’s Degree program, the applicant must apply to, meet the existing admission requirements for, and be accepted into each of the master’s degrees which comprise the dual degree program.
Admission into the MA in Worship Studies program is by audition only in consultation with the Program Director.
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.
MA in WORSHIP STUDIES PREREQUISITES
Old Testament Survey
New Testament Survey
Prerequisites may be met with equivalent courses from another institution or from a passing grade on the GSOM Old Testament and New Testament equivalency exams and do not count toward degree completion.
MA IN COMMUNICATION REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
COMA 6300 - Introduction to Graduate Communication Studies
MA IN WORSHIP STUDIES REQUIRED CURRICULUM - 30 hours (excluding prerequisites)
DISC 5302 - Biblical Servant Leadership
MA in Communication Required Curriculum
MA in Worship Studies Required Curriculum
TOTAL Dual Degree (excluding prerequisites)
+Prerequisite: COMA 6300.
(S-L)=Course(s) with field-based service-learning component.
Refer to individual course descriptions for course requisites.
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