Worship Arts and Ministry


Degree Developers

Some of the nation’s leading worship innovators have come together in designing this new undergraduate worship degree.

Joseph E. Bolin, DMA

“At CBU, we believe in inspiring students to live out their purpose to the glory of God.  If you are passionate about worship and God has given you a burning desire to facilitate authentic, passionate, and excellent worship in the modern Church, I urge you to take a look at CBU’s new Worship Arts and Ministry degree program.”

Dr. Joseph Bolin, DMA
Dean, School of Music

Travis Cottrell
Cliff Duren
Mike Harland
Don Koch
Travis Ryan
Anthony Evans
Tommy Walker
Rick Muchow
Hector Gabriel Jimenez
John Bolin

3 Guiding Principles

This degree program will be designed to fully equip the 21st-century worship leader for success in the highly eclectic worship culture of the modern evangelical church.

Why CBU?

Supportive and engaging student culture

Prestigious faculty who value mentorship

Culture of excellence

Rich and diverse musical training

Strong biblically based community

Work directly with music industry professionals, building career connections for future success

Active and vibrant performance culture – over 500 concerts and worship experiences lead each year held each year school wide

Stunning campus in beautiful Southern California

Program Highlights Include

Challenging classroom environments teaching a wide range of musical styles and ministry models

Rigorous musical coaching in voice, piano and guitar

Songwriting and studio production training

Engaging student worship forums

Frequent mentorship and master teacher sessions with degree developers and some of the nation's leading worship innovators

Regular worship outreach in Southern California churches

Worship leadership in CBU's weekly all-student chapel services

International worship project experiences

Full summer internships with prominent worship pastors nationwide

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