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Music: Worship Arts

Jesus Christ is at the heart of worship, and it’s no coincidence that He is also at the center of everything we do at Cornerstone University. The worship arts program trains church leaders to stay committed to the heart of worship and share their gifts for His glory. Worship arts students graduate with the resolve to serve Christ wholeheartedly and lead congregations across the world with a dedication to their Lord.

Degree Type

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Minor

Academic Division

  • Communication, Media & Music Division

Format

  • Residential

0%

Of Communication, Media & Music Division graduates from the class of 2019 were employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation.

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Student-to-faculty ratio with an average class size of 22.

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Of students participate in internship or practicum experiences.

Internships

Cornerstone has partnered with churches large and small across West Michigan to provide internships to our dedicated students. This valuable experience prepares students to lead faithfully and serve wholeheartedly.

Opportunities

  • Caledonia Christian Reformed Church
  • Central Wesleyan Church
  • Christ Memorial Church
  • Highpoint Church's Naperville Campus
  • Tabernacle Community Church

Careers

Worship arts opportunities for our graduates are boundless. You’ll find worship arts graduates across the country and across the world, leading congregations in one voice to worship our God.

Opportunities

  • Church music director
  • Worship leader
  • Worship musician
  • Youth music ministry

Program Features

The worship arts program at Cornerstone is designed to inspire your intellect, deepen your character and prepare you to lead in your career with influence and wisdom.

Degree Planning Guide

From caring professors to one-on-one advising appointments, we have resources to support you in reaching your goals and being successful in your classes.

Select the degree planning guide to see a list of the classes you’ll take as a student with a major in worship arts.

Music: Worship Arts Four-Year Planning Guide (PDF)

Alumni Outcomes

Cornerstone music alumni have received honors and opportunities such as:

  • Michigan Competitive Band Association State Champion.
  • Army Band—United State Military Academy and West Point.
  • Top 12 on ABC’s “Rising Star.”
  • RCA Today magazine feature.
  • Several record releases.

Program Learning Outcomes

Program learning outcomes are the foundation of a CU degree. Explore how our worship arts program prepares you with the essential knowledge and 21st-century skills to reach your God-given potential and become a lifelong learner.

The worship arts major is well-crafted to include so many different aspects of worship leading that I might encounter in ministry after graduation. I am thankful for the opportunity to engage in my music, ministry and audio classes and then grow and apply these skills as a worship leader in chapel on campus.

Sydney Perry (’21)

Faculty

CU professors are devoted to the success of our students. Select a faculty member to learn more about their campus involvement, research interests and teaching responsibilities.

Related Programs

The Communication, Media & Music Division has several music-related degree options available. Take a look at some of the other programs related to worship arts.

Admissions Office

Contact

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616.222.1418

Hours

MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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Undergraduate

At Cornerstone University, you’ll get the full college experience with a Christ-centered worldview. Learn more about the undergraduate experience below.

Adult

Persevere in what you know you’re capable of. Our programs for adults provide a creative approach to learning anchored in Christ-centered virtues as you follow your unwavering purpose.

Graduate

Go further as an influencer in your work and community. Our graduate programs prepare you to open new doors as you reach your God-given potential.

Seminary

At Grand Rapids Theological Seminary, we’re dedicated to learning, serving and leading through rigorous scholarship and a humble approach to Scripture.