Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts with an Emphasis in Digital Media

The demands of a successful career in contemporary worship ministry and the broader Christian Music industry intersect with the rigor of GCU's engaging Bachelor of Arts in Worship Arts degree. The emphasis in digital media appeals to learners who have a desire to combine visual storytelling and media production with Christian music and ministry.

The program equips learners with technical and visual storytelling skills, to create high-quality audio, video and graphics for short or long-format video productions. The theological depth of this program enables scholars to lead in ministry with integrity and skill. At the same time, the spiritual depth at GCU's College of Theology deepens a scholar's ability to develop Christ-like character inwardly. Learners here are equipped to minister with wisdom and sensitivity in Christian worship environment.

Graduates of this program are offered a strong foundation in biblical and theological knowledge. They are skilled in worship leadership, musical performance, musical production and business management. A blend of industry experts, academics and worship leaders cover the course material in this integrative program, to provide learners with a comprehensive set of knowledge and expertise in this arena.

Topics of interest include:

  • Motion graphics
  • Media sound recording and mixing
  • Media lighting and design
  • Camera techniques for video using various technical platforms and concepts
  • Capstone Worship Media Internship

What is Worship Arts?

Worship Arts extend beyond worship leadership within local churches. It includes production, performance, visual media and the business side of the contemporary Christian music industry.

Visual media roles in worship ministry:

  • Videographer
  • Audio mixer
  • Motion graphics artist
  • Video editor

This program is offered in the following formats or locations:

Main Campus

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On-campus program disclosures      

* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.