Bachelor of Arts in Modern Music

Take your love of music and ministry to the next level.

The Modern Music program offers training in skill and character for musicians, artists, and leaders. We want our students to succeed in modern music, either serving in the church or performing in today’s music industry.

This program and curriculum will prepare you for a career in popular music.

We give you the academic knowledge, vocational experience, and spiritual growth needed to succeed. Ultimately, we want you to succeed in the field of ministry AND life.

Whether you sing, lead worship, play guitar, horns, strings, drums, or any musical instrument, Visible Music College has a place for you – in the band!

Our unique program places you into a band in your first semester of college. You will be playing the best music in the world, learning band dynamics, signing contracts, recording, and playing live. All in your first year.

student playing acoustic guitar
Guitar
Drums
Keyboards
Vocal Performance
Songwriting
Worship Leading
Commercial Brass
Commercial Strings
Commercial Woodwinds

What can I do with this degree?

Recording artist | Music teacher | Songwriter | Worship Pastor | Composer | Full-time musician

This degree in Modern Music truly prepares you for a life of music!

Program Plan

Visible Music College is a music and worship school to train and disciple a generation in the music industry and the Church.

Start your journey by requesting more information.

Admission Requirements

First-Time Freshmen Transfer Students
  1. Must give credible witness of a personal salvation experience and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Complete and submit an application form.
  3. Submit two references: one Pastoral and one Personal. References must not be related to the student.
  4. Read, sign, and return the Visible Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith.
  5. Complete and pass an Audition and Student Life Interview.
  6. Submit an official high school transcript with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.
  7. Students under 24 must complete and pass the Wonderlic test or submit an ACT score of 18 or higher, or old SAT combined score of 940 or higher, or 1410 or higher on the new SAT.
  8. Applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Modern Music program must place into Theory 1 after completing the Theory Placement Test taken during the Audition OR successfully complete a Remedial Theory course prior to enrollment in Theory courses.
  1. Must give credible witness of a personal salvation experience and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Complete and submit an application form
  3. Submit two references: one Pastoral and one Personal. References must not be related to the student.
  4. Read, sign, and return the Visible Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith.
  5. Complete and pass an Audition and Student Life Interview.
  6. Proof of high school diploma or equivalent.
  7. Must have previous college credit (12 credit hours minimum) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale) on your most recent college transcript.
  8. Applicants to the Bachelor of Arts in Modern Music program must place into Theory 1 after completing the Theory Placement Test taken during the Audition OR successfully complete a Remedial Theory course prior to enrollment in Theory courses.

Simon Alexander

Modern Music Chair

In-Person or Online – You Choose!