Undergraduate Worship Ministry Certificate

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Become empowered for effective worship ministry.


This six-course certificate program provides the student with both the spiritual and practical background for effective ministry in a worship setting. Upon completion, the student will have a broad understanding of one’s spiritual service of worship to God as an individual and as a worship ministry. Specific focus is on developing participatory, spirit-led worship in the ministry’s services and community.

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Undergraduate Worship Ministry Certificate Courses

Required Courses – 18 units

HU 201History of Music in the Church3 units
HU 203Music Theory and Musicianship 13 units
HU 204Music Theory and Musicianship 2
(prerequisite: HU 203)
3 units
MT 301Spiritual Formation
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 401Foundations of Liturgy
(prerequisite: GS 111)
3 units
PL 422Spiritual Worship Leadership3 units

Note: GS 110 and GS 111 (English Composition 1 & 2) must be completed at Shiloh University with a C or better or be satisfied by transfer credit.

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Graduation Requirements

To graduate with an Undergraduate Worship Ministry Certificate the student will:

  • Complete the minimum number of units required.
  • Successfully complete all courses in the certificate program.
  • Earn a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0.
  • Fulfill any outstanding school financial obligations.

Transfer Credits

Credits earned as part of this certificate program are credit-bearing and may be transferable to other institutions. The acceptance of transfer of Shiloh University academic credit at other institutions cannot be guaranteed. Transfer of credit earned is determined by the receiving institution.

If a certificate student chooses to later apply to a Shiloh University degree program, no more than 18 units can be transferred from University certificate programs to a degree program. Only courses with an earned grade of C- (1.67) or higher will be accepted for transfer credit into a Bachelor’s program.

Degree Program Students

Students in the BA in Biblical and Pastoral Studies or BA in New Testament Studies may apply to earn 1 certificate while enrolled in a degree program, not more. Students in the Associate of Arts program may not earn a certificate.