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BA in Music–Worship and Media Arts

Bachelor of Arts in Music–Worship and Media Arts

Get trained in music and media technology to serve the church

When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Music—Worship and Media Arts from Moody Bible Institute, you receive the training and experience in music, Bible, and communications to lead a dynamic worship ministry. You’ll learn from a broad range of musical experiences including applied lessons, ministry tours, internships, media lab, and leading worship. You can join an ensemble, develop your skills in media technology, and gain experience by performing during various annual events such as Candlelight Carols and Founder’s Week!

Worship and Media Arts Courses

You may also be interested in BA in Music–Music Ministry.

Your Music and Media Studies

As you study, you’ll:

  • Receive practical and professional training in music and worship ministry and performance
  • Master musical and technological elements in the worship experience, utilizing musical and media theory and the arts
  • Get spiritual and musical mentoring through lessons and ensembles
  • Join a peer-supportive, prayerful community in ensembles, studios, and the classroom
  • Combine musical and media education with Moody’s unique biblical and theological core
  • Practice what you’re learning in your PCM and at your internship


Study with professors who have years of practical and academic experience.

Moody’s diverse Music and Communications faculty can provide rich education and real-world music and media ministry expertise to help prepare you for your future.

Learn More about your faculty.

Dr. Brian Lee


Dr. David Gauger II


Dr. Jori Jennings


Dr. Yongmin Kim


Dr. Desirée Hassler


Kelli Worrall


Brian Kammerzelt


Jobs you can get with a Worship and Media Arts Degree

When you graduate with a BA in Music—Worship and Media Arts, you’ll have the practical skills necessary for a wide variety of jobs. You can be a:

  • Worship leader
  • Worship and Media Arts director
  • Music minister or pastor
  • Performing or recording artist
  • Music teacher
  • Arts administrator
  • Artist

Learn more about the ensemble and music experiences you’ll have at Moody by visiting the Music Department.

Financial Aid

For on-campus residential students, every class in your degree is paid for by the Chicago Tuition Grant, sponsored by faithful donors. Every residential Chicago undergraduate student is awarded this grant, worth up to $12,960 a year. Off-campus commuter students pay $380 per credit hour. Find out how to defray the remaining costs with scholarships, grants, student loans, student employment, and veterans benefits.

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Moody Bible Music

Check out performances from Moody Bible Institute music students and ensembles on Youtube. These videos showcase original music written by Moody students, student recital performances, and performances from our music ensembles.

Watch Performances