Worship & Music (BA)

Prepare to lead worship in any context. Develop your skills in songwriting, worship band arrangement, and a variety of music genres.

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Why Worship & Music?

A Worship & Music degree prepares students for worship ministry in the church with an excellent music and a gospel-centered theological education. Students learn to lead worship in multiple contexts within the evangelical church. With an emphasis on technology and production, students are prepared for internships in a variety of positions and organizations, including local churches, conferences, and camps.


Why Worship & Music at Cairn?

  • Learn from faculty members and instructors who are local worship leaders.
  • Take part in a variety of opportunities to minister through music, including worship with the student body, campus worship bands, or trips to other states and countries through University touring ensembles.
  • Perform with University ensembles like the Symphony Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Chorale, and Opera Theater.
  • Take part in the vibrant music cultures of Philadelphia (30 minutes away) and NYC (just over an hour away).
  • Grow under gospel-centered theological training.


Career Paths

  • Worship Leaders
  • Church Music Coordinator
  • Music Directors
  • Choral Conductors
  • Variety of Graduate Studies