The M.A. in Worship Arts is our newest degree program in the Collinsworth School of Music, created for the worship leader currently serving a local congregation.
Program Starts: Summer 2019
Application Deadline: May 30, 2019
Late applications are accepted and considered as space allows.
- Application for admission with $45 application fee
- A bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or the evaluated equivalency, with a minimum GPA of 3.0 for unconditional admission and 2.75 for conditional admission. Applicants with a GPA below 2.75 may be considered for admission with the presentation of GRE, work experience, etc.
- Official transcripts from each institution of higher education attended
- Three recommendations from sources who can address the applicant's potential for scholarly and professional success. At least one recommendation should be from their pastor.
- Current résumé documenting all related professional and extracurricular experiences
- A comprehensive essay of at least 500 words that includes the following:
- Purpose for entering the program
- Experiences that have directed your interest toward the MA in Worship Arts
- Long-term professional goals
- Reasons for choosing to study at California Baptist University
- A 20-minute video submission of applicant leading worship
- Successful interview with the dean of the School of Music
- An applicant whose first language is not English and/or does not have a degree from
an institution where English is the primary language of instruction is required to
demonstrate English language proficiency by submitting a recent test score from Test
of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing
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