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Bachelor of Church Music – Music and Worship Emphasis

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Use your gift of music to the glory of God and grow as a musician as you integrate the study of music, worship, and theology all within the Bachelor of Church Music. This program will provide you with the opportunity to develop your music abilities through applied study and rehearsal, while cultivating a biblical and worship-oriented ministry outlook through the study of God’s Word – receiving a double major in theology and music.

During your four years in studying in the B.C.M. program, you will:

  • Develop and refine your musical gifts with focused training with skilled instruction and guidance.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the Bible and a solid theological foundation while earning your major in Music.
  • Gain valuable experience leading worship and music ministries through campus teams, travelling music teams, and an internship.

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma with a minimum average of 65% overall
  • six university preparatory Grade 12 courses; four of these must be U level courses and the other two must be either U or M level.  One of the six must be U level English. A minimum grade of 60% each of these six university preparatory courses is required
  • Applicants from other provinces or countries will have their high school transcripts reviewed for equivalency.
  • Applicants who are homeschooled may submit test scores from either the SAT or the CLT (Classic Learning Test). For admission to a degree, Heritage requires an SAT score of 950 out of 1600 or 1420 out of 2400. Heritage requires an overall score of 60 or above on the CLT for entrance to a degree; scores for each of the three sections (verbal reasoning, grammar/writing, and quantitative reasoning) may also be considered. Applicants who have scored below 950 on the SAT or 60 on the CLT may be considered on a case-by-case basis for admission to a certificate. For more information, please visit our Admissions Requirements page.
  • The application will include a musical audition and a written music theory placement test.

Job Opportunities

  • Worship Leader
  • Pastoral Music Ministry
  • Cross Cultural Music Ministry
  • Performer/Studio Musician
  • Music Teacher

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