Bachelor of Science in Music -- Music Ministry

Do you have a heart for worship and want to be involved in ministry?

Are you passionate about developing your musical skills for the glory of God?

A bachelor's degree in music with an emphasis in music ministry will prepare you for music ministry and worship leadership.

The Bachelor of Science in Music (Music Ministry) is built upon three essential elements:

  • Musical excellence
  • Biblical theology
  • Practical training

Your courses are taught by University of Northwestern faculty and worship leaders from the Twin Cities’ vibrant church scene. The program of study has has built-in practical experiences and/or observations as well as an internship component.

Music Admission Requirements

In order to be declare a music major you must audition and be accepted into the Department of Music. View music admission requirements and find out how and when to audition.

Learn more about the music ministry program at Northwestern:


>> Visit the Department of Music

>> Degree Requirements

What classes will I take?

  • Fundamentals of Conducting
  • Music Ministry I–V
  • Music Technology

What can I do with this major?

  • Assistant worship leader
  • Church worship leader
  • Music pastor