48 months
23800 USD/year
23800 USD/year
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Get ready for a successful career in film scoring with your  B.M. in Commercial Music (Film Scoring) from Liberty University. Through individual coaching and group interactions, you’ll learn the technology and preparation skills essential for this unique arena of the music industry.

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The film scoring program offers high-level training and musicianship for future film score composers. Classes, private lessons/coaching, and academic-industry hybrid courses highlight this degree program.

Study under experienced professors who are grounded in their Christian faith and integrate a biblical worldview into the classroom. Professors in this degree program hold advanced and terminal degrees in music, as well as decades of real-world experience in the music industry.

The Liberty University School of Music features 50 state-of-the-art practice rooms, smart classrooms, and a world-class concert hall. It also features the 1,600 square foot Mathena Recording Studio, which offers an extraordinary level of music production options and studio project services for students and professional artists, alike.

  • The degree requires a local practicum and an extensive internship experience within the music industry.
  • You will need to pass a special audition in order to be accepted into the program’s upper-level training.

Career Opportunities for  B.M. in Commercial Music (Film Scoring) from Liberty University Graduates

  • Film Composer
  • Music Director or Supervisor for Films
  • Music Licenser
  • Sound Designer
  • Game Composer/Orchestrator

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Harmonic Practices and Theory

  • Musicianship

  • Commercial Music Theory and Harmonic Practices

  • Fundamentals of Music Production and Audio Engineering   

  •   Music Technology: Notation and DAW   

  •   Commercial Improvisation Techniques   

  •  Entrepreneurship in the Christian Music Community

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students: We recommend that you apply at least three months before the semester in which you plan to attend begins.


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission decisions are competitive and are based primarily on the following factors:

  • Cumulative (unweighted) GPA from high school or college
  • GED scores (if applicable)
  • Consistency and trends of grades
  • Results from the SAT, ACT, or CLT
  • Essay submission
50% of admitted students come from within the following mid-ranges:
  • High School GPA: 3.15-3.83
  • SAT (ERW* and math only): 1020-1220
  • ACT composite: 20-27

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    23800 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 23800 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Lynchburg

942 - 1540 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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