Grand Canyon University

Master of Divinity with an Emphasis in Worship Leadership


3300 W Camelback Rd

Phoenix, AZ 85017

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Divinity with an Emphasis in Worship Leadership

Format: Online

Program Description:

The Master of Divinity is the standard degree for professional ministry preparation and is designed for students who intend to serve in local churches, Christian organizations, and other ministerial roles. The Master of Divinity program offers comprehensive biblical and theological knowledge while developing skills necessary for effective Christian ministry. The Master of Divinity curriculum focuses on biblical, historical, theological, and ethical knowledge as well as exegetical, pastoral, and homiletic skills. Significant attention is also directed at the inward formation of Christ-like character and an ability to minister with wisdom and sensitivity within the community of faith and as leaders in the public domain. Thus the Master of Divinity provides a strong basis for ordained, professional ministry and a substantial foundation for advanced study in preparation for an academic career. Students who wish to specialize in Worship Leadership are prepared for careers in worship ministry. This program of study is designed to equip students with competencies necessary for service as effective worship leaders within the church and other Christian worship environments. Coursework emphasizes a biblical theology of worship while developing character, knowledge, and ministerial skills necessary for faithful worship leadership.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Loans Offered: Perkins Loan, Stafford Student Loans, PLUS Loans, Leveraging Educational Assistance Partnership (LEAP) State Grant, Arizona Post-Secondary Education Voucher Program State Grant, Federal Pell Grant, Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)

Locale: Large City

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