Higher education choices, and more important your calling to Christian ministry, are serious spiritual markers in your life. The faculty and student staff in the Church Music Ministries Program are committed to insuring you have all the guidance and resources available to assist you in the decision making and application process. We encourage you to contact us anytime throughout the following process. (firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-282-4455 ext. 3226)
You can request a catalog and application by:
Email: email@example.com or by phone: 504.282.4455 ext. 3303
The application requirements are as follows:
Some of these tasks may require congregational action at a church business meeting and waiting on references. Make sure you allow enough time to accomplish these requirements prior to acceptance.
Proficiency Tests and Auditions
All prospective MMCM and MDiv in Church Music students must take Placement Exams in Music Theory and Music History to demonstrate competency in basic musicianship.
All bachelor music students transferring credits in Music Theory and Music History must take the Placement Exams in each area.
Scholarship & Placement Auditions: Students must complete the forms in the Prospective Student section and the student will be contacted about the audition dates and times.
Placement Exams [Can be taken online, contact Music Office for details]
Music History I Placement Exam: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 8:00 am - 9:45 am
Music History II Placement Exam: Tuesday, August 10, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Music Theory & Ear Training Placement Exam: Monday, August 11, 2021, 8:00 am - 9:45 am
Advanced Theory, Analytical Techniques & Counterpoint Placement Exam: Monday, August 11, 2021, 10:00 am - 11:45 am
Students seeking doctoral-level studies in music should contact the Church Music Ministries Program about the Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) or the Professional Doctoral Program staff about the D.Ed.Min. in Worship Studies to request application information. You can also go to their section of the site to read more about the program.
Students seeking graduate, master-level studies in music should contact Admissions to request a catalog and admissions packet. Admission to the Master of Music in Church Music degree program requires:
Music placement examinations and performance auditions cover the above areas.
A student admitted to the institution for the Master of Music in Church Music (MMCM) degree must take a series of examinations at the beginning of the student’s first semester in order to determine the level of undergraduate music proficiency. The results of the examinations and auditions will assist the faculty in determining for the student any courses which may be required to remove undergraduate level deficiencies. These examinations are given prior to registration in August and January.
Students seeking undergraduate studies in music should contact Admissions to request a catalog and admissions packet.