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BA in Music–Music Ministry

Bachelor of Arts in Music–Music Ministry

You can get trained in Bible and music at the same time

When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Music—Music Ministry from Moody Bible Institute, you will receive training in both music and Bible that you can use anywhere you go. You’ll learn from a broad range of musical experiences including applied lessons, ministry tours, internships, and leading worship. Join an ensemble and gain experience by performing during various annual events such as Candlelight Carols and Founder’s Week. Your degree will prepare you for a variety of music-focused career options such as teaching, performing, or leading worship in a church or ministry—wherever God calls!

Music Ministry Courses

You may also be interested in BA in Music—Worship and Media Arts.

Your Music Studies

As you study, you’ll:

  • Receive practical and professional training in music ministry and performance
  • Get spiritual and musical mentoring through lessons and ensembles
  • Join a peer-supportive, prayerful community in ensembles, studios, and the classroom
  • Combine intense musical education with Moody’s unique biblical and theological core
  • Practice what you’re learning in your PCM and at your internship
  • Take advantage of the musical arts in downtown Chicago


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 Music Ministry degree

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

  • Worship leader
  • Music minister or pastor
  • Performing or recording artist
  • Music teacher
  • Arts administrator
  • Artist
  • Musician
  • Communications director

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