Music Department

Welcome, and thank you so much for considering a degree in Music from Ohio Christian University. Whether you feel God leading you into serving as a worship leader, music minister, instrumental director, accompanist, or in music education, Ohio Christian University is the right place for you. We encourage you to take a moment to search through the programs that we offer.

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If you feel God leading you into a life of service through music, Ohio Christian University is ready to help prepare you!

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Music Education Programs:

The University offers a K-12 program in music education. Upon completion of the program and satisfaction of all program requirements, students graduate with a B.A. degree in music education and are certified to teach music on a PreK-12 level in the state of Ohio. Click here for our Facebook page!

Worship Leadership Programs:

#These new programs are not listed in the 2013-14 Catalog. See the Worship Leadership program guide for more information.

  • Bachelor of Arts in Worship Leadership: For musicians with a servant's heart who see worship leadership as their core identity in ministry
  • # Bachelor of Arts in Worship Leadership, with another Minor: For musicians who want a primary focus in Worship, with a second area of expertise. A smaller Worship Leadership major leaves room to combine this degree with any OCU Associate of Arts or Minor, allowing you to add an area of ministry, such as Youth Ministry, or a minor in Business or Psychology, among others.
  • # Bachelor of Arts in Worship Leadership and Business: For musicians who anticipate a career in business with part-time involvement in worship leadership.
  • # Bachelor of Arts in Worship Leadership and Christian Ministry: For musicians who anticipate serving a church in worship leadership and also filling a pastoral role.
  • Minor or Associate of Arts: For musicians who have other primary gifts and callings, but see worship leadership as an important part of their
  • Click these links for for the Worship Leadership Resources page, or our Facebook page.
  • Click here to see entrance requirements for our music programs.

Music Opportunities for High School Students

High School students who are interested in pursuing collegiate-level music study and who live close enough to the University to commute to and from the university during the school year may enroll in entry-level music classes, participate in selected instrumental ensembles (by audition only) and take private instruction on their primary instrument. Students who have successfully auditioned for one of the music programs at Ohio Christian University by the end of the fall semester prior to their high school graduation may begin their music program of study a semester early.

Please contact us for more information or to enroll.

John Anthony
Music Department Chair
Associate Professor of Music