Regent offers a BA in Christian Ministry - Church Music program online and in Virginia Beach.

B.A. in Christian Ministry – Church Music

College of Arts & Sciences

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Orchestrate Christ-Centered Worship

Your love for music and desire to use your talent in a church setting is a passion that runs deep. Regent's Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry – Church Music program will prepare you for ministry as you grow in knowledge, faith and leadership. Through this degree, you'll build a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies as you prepare to serve in an effective music ministry. You'll also learn how to lead people in congregational praise and worship while sharing the gospel through instrumental music and song. *Church Music concentration courses are offered only on campus to provide you the hands-on training you will need in this highly specialized area. Now is the time to develop the skillset needed to become well-trained, well-grounded and well-equipped for your unique calling.

GROW YOUR KNOWLEDGE

Study the Old and New Testament alongside historical context and cultural background.

TRAIN TO LEAD THROUGH MUSIC MINISTRY

Use music to shepherd people into impactful worship experiences.

LEARN FROM THE BEST

Presented from a Christian worldview, this on campus and online ministry degree is supported by award-winning faculty in Virginia Beach.

ALIGN YOURSELF WITH EXCELLENCE

Regent has been ranked among Top National Universities by the U.S. News & World Report for two consecutive years (2019 and 2020). Our programs have also ranked as the #1 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in Virginia for 8 years in a row. Experience the Regent difference through our Bachelor of Arts in Christian Ministry - Church Music program.

Online & On Campus*

8-Week Course Sessions

120+ Credit Hours

Online | On Campus

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TOTAL CREDIT HOURS: 120+

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Take Your Career to the Next Level

On completing the B.A. in Christian Ministry - Church Music program, you will be able to:

  • Lead and direct the church in both traditional and contemporary music styles.
  • Teach and encourage the body of Christ through music.
  • Shape the culture of the congregation into Christ-centered worshippers.

Career Opportunities

  • Music/Choir Director
  • Worship Leader
  • Christian School Music Teacher
  • Band Director/Conductor
  • Christian Performer

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2019-20 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $605/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)
*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$700/semester

$550/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

2020-21 Tuition Rates

Program Type Tuition

On-Campus Student

  • 12-18 credit hours per semester
  • Under 12 credit hours
  • Over 18 credit hours

 

  • $8,610 (block rate)
  • $574/credit hour
  • $574/credit hour

Online Student (enrolled in 8-week classes)

  • Full-time (12* credit hours)
  • Part-time (6* credit hours)
*Average number of credits per semester.

 

  • $395/credit hour
  • $450/credit hour

RN to B.S. in Nursing Tuition

  • $295/credit hour

 

Student Fees

Fee

Amount

Description

Application Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

 

$50

One-time fee, nonrefundable

Enrollment Deposit (On-Campus Students)

Enrollment Deposit (Evening/Online Students)

$150


$50

Fee is deducted from tuition costs

Graduation Fee (On-Campus & Evening/Online Students)

$60

One-time fee upon submission of graduation application

University Services Fee (On-Campus Students)

University Services Fee (Online Students)

$750/semester

$600/semester

Contributes to university academic and administrative operations

 

Optional Fees

Late Payment

$100/Session

Incurred per session in the event of late tuition payment

Course Fees

Varies,
$70-200 per course

Some courses in theater, animation, cinema television or science labs carry an additional fee

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