Graduate Certificate of Completion in Worship Leadership
Program Core Courses
This course is designed to prepare students for the graduate learning experience at Grand Canyon University. Students have opportunities to develop and strengthen the skills necessary to succeed as graduate students in ministry and theology. Emphasis is placed on utilizing the tools for graduate success.
This course is a biblical and theological examination of the relationship between the gospel of Jesus Christ, life in Christ, and worship in the Christian community. Students reflect on biblical patterns of worship and praise and compare them to contemporary expressions, as they develop understandings and habits related to personal and corporate worship. Special attention is given to the Psalms and doxological passages in the Old and New Testaments.
This course is a historical and theological study of Christian worship with emphasis on biblical teaching related to personal and corporate worship. Attention is given to the formation of worshipers and historical developments that have shaped contemporary worship.
This course examines the ways in which the use of various media affects the expression of the Christian worldview. Special attention is given to developing technologies, the Christian life, and corporate worship. Prerequisite: WOR-601.
This course surveys the nature and practice of worship ministry. The course is designed to develop understandings and skills for effective leadership, administration, and pastoral care within the local church and other ministerial environments. Prerequisite: WOR-601.
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* Please refer to the Academic Catalog for more information. Program subject to change.