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Worship Studies

Are you passionate about worship and dreaming of becoming an impactful worship leader in your local church? Our Worship Studies program is tailor-made for you! Through engaging classes and hands-on experiences, we aim to equip you with the necessary tools to lead worship thoughtfully, effectively, and with confidence. You'll receive biblical training, musical guidance, and a range of practical skills that are directly applicable to modern corporate worship settings.

Benefits of OBU Worship Studies Program

At OBU, in addition to other music courses, you will receive additional skills in audio production, multimedia production, design or photography, and communication, all intended to prepare the worship leader for those important tasks that take place behind the scenes.

Incredible Education, Affordable Cost.

OBU provides a minimum $10,000 per year scholarship to every incoming first-time freshman and $8,000 to every incoming transfer student. And you could qualify for even more financial aid! Many of our students also receive money through federal Pell grants and OBU Bison Grants.

To get an estimate of what your cost to attend OBU might be, please check out our Net Price Calculator. We think you’ll be pleasantly surprised with how affordable an OBU education really is. Especially considering the incredible academic quality, personal mentor relationships with faculty and staff, and strong Christian commitment you will experience at OBU. You won’t find an experience like this anywhere else!

Program Information

Jobs and Job Opportunities

Our OBU graduates have served churches and have successfully pursued graduate work at seminaries and universities. OBU Division of Music alums have also been leaders in state conventions, professors and published composers, all sharing their gifts to spread the Gospel and to build the Church.

Faith Integration

You will be guided by faculty members who are professional, compassionate and committed to the call of Christ and to your success and growth. Our faculty at OBU integrate faith and learning in their discipline. This helps our purpose to equip the next generation of future shapers to live all of life for Jesus. 

Individual and Personal Attention

Class sizes are small and you can build relationships with your classmates and professors that will last long after you leave Bison Hill.

Program Options

Bachelor of Arts (BA)

World-Class Faculty

OBU faculty are experts in their fields and will be with you every step of the way.

Dr. Patty K. Nelson

Dr. Patty K. Nelson

Chair, Division of Music
Professor of Music Education