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

The Certificate in Modern Music program offers training in skill and character for artists who wish to obtain entry-level training in the field of contemporary music in the church or music industry. The curriculum is designed to give the student a music knowledge base, vocational experience, and spiritual growth needed to succeed as musicians in the church and music industry. There are seven specific emphases available in the Certificate of Modern Music program: Instrumental Performance (Guitar, Bass, Drums, Keyboards); Vocal Performance, Worship Leadership, and Songwriting.

Upon completion, the student will:

be prepared for musical service in the church and the music industry

be prepared for success in both live and studio environments

Program Plans

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Admission Requirements

  1. Must give credible witness of a personal salvation experience and a growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
  2. Complete and submit the application form, answering all questions.
  3. Submit two references: one Pastoral and one Personal. References must not be related to the student.
  4. Read and sign in agreement with the Visible Code of Conduct and Statement of Faith (located in the application).
  5. Complete and pass an Audition and Student Life Interview.
  6. Submit an official high school transcript with a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  7. Must complete and pass the Wonderlic test.
  8. Students with 12 or more attempted college credits must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 from all previous undergraduate coursework.

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