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Moody Bible Institute

48 months
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
360 USD/credit 10800 USD/year
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When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Music from Moody Bible Institute, you will receive training in both music and Bible that you can use anywhere you go. 


We offer a bachelor degree in Music at the Moody Bible Institute. You’ll learn from a broad range of musical experiences, including applied lessons, ministry tours, internships, and competitions. Join a core or choice ensemble and get practical experience and training in leading worship or in the performing arts.

Music Ministry Emphasis – Prepare to enter a church or worship ministry. Get a broad range of music-oriented experiences that will make you ready for a variety of music-focused career options such as teaching, performing, or leading worship in a church or ministry.

Worship and Media Arts Emphasis – Take a music core combined with core courses in the Communications program to prepare you for a worship and media ministry position.

As you study, you’ll:

  • Receive practical and professional training in music ministry and performance
  • Get spiritual and musical mentoring through lessons and ensembles
  • Join a peer-supportive, prayerful community in ensembles, studios, and the classroom
  • Combine intense musical education with Moody’s unique biblical and theological core
  • Practice what you’re learning in your PCM and at your internship
  • Take advantage of the musical arts in downtown Chicago

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Music Fundamentals
  • Music Theory 
  • Church Music Philosophy
  • Conducting
  • Music Entrepreneurship
  • Survey of Music Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit online application
  • Support doctrinal qualifications for students
  • Write autobiographical essays
  • Provide two references (Not applicable to CMHC Applicants)
  • Pay nonrefundable application fee
  • Transcript Evaluation

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.
  • National

    10800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 360 USD per credit during 48 months.

Living costs for Chicago

1297 - 2491 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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