School of
Church Music

A call for worship and music ministry leadership, and a passion to see these ministries as avenues for discipleship, spiritual renewal, pastoral ministry, and church growth.

If you have a call for worship and music ministry leadership, and a passion to see these ministries as avenues for discipleship, spiritual renewal, pastoral ministry, and church growth, the School of Church Music may be the place for you. Here are some reasons why we believe you should be trained in church music studies at Singapore Bible College:

Our Faculty

Our faculty members at SBC are highly competent musicians, well-respected in their disciplines, and experienced in church and educational ministries. This team of servant leaders is passionate about their call to be disciplers, pastors, and teachers to our students, alumni, and to all whom the Lord brings to them to serve.

Our Students

You will be learning with students from over 20 countries and denominations. As you study with these skilled musicians with strong pastoral heart like yours, you will find yourself enveloped in a community of mutual support and accountability that seeks to grow spiritually, musically, pastorally, and academically.

Our Curriculum

Our unique curriculum offers a well-rounded training that integrates music studies, church music, worship, Bible, and theology courses with their application in today’s Asian context. Spiritual and character formation is also embedded in the learning experiences, so that our students can become adaptable pastor-musicians and church music educators.

Our Extracurricular Learning Experiences

Guided hands-on ministry opportunities in local churches allows you to apply what you learned in the classroom. Performance opportunities expose you to a wide range of repertoire and performance formats. Our annual Selah Retreat, seminars, and masterclasses provide more learning experiences on specialized topics.

Our Location

Singapore is a hub for Christian ministries and musical activities in Asia. This makes it a wonderful place for exposure and learning in music, arts, and ministry.

The School of Church Music
Offers Six Programmes of Study:

Master of Church Music in Composition

  • 2/3 Years
Total Credit Hours
60 credit hours

Entrance Requirements

  • At least 24 years of age
  • Baptized Christian of at least four years
  • Music and/or worship ministry experience of at least two years

Goals of the Programme
Designed to provide advanced training in composition for the Bachelor of [Church] Music degree holders, to equip them to be composers and arrangers, music and worship pastors as well as church music educators.

Master of Church Music in Ministry Leadership

  • 2/3 Years
Total Credit Hours
60 credit hours

Entrance Requirements

  • At least 24 years of age
  • Baptized Christian of at least four years
  • Music and/or worship ministry experience of at least two years

Goals of the Programme
Designed to provide advanced training for Bachelor of [Church] Music degree holders, music and worship ministry practitioners, worship and music pastors involved in worship, music, and spiritual leadership and equipping roles, church music educators and heads of worship and music departments of denominations.

Master of Church Music in Choral Conducting

  • 2/3 Years
Total Credit Hours
60 credit hours

Entrance Requirements

  • At least 24 years of age
  • Baptized Christian of at least four years
  • Music and/or worship ministry experience of at least two years

Goals of the Programme
Designed to provide advanced training in choral conducting for Bachelor of [Church] Music degree holders, to equip them to be church conductors, music and worship pastors as well as church music educators.

Master of Ministry in Worship and Music Leadership

  • 5 Years
Total Credit Hours
60 credit hours

Entrance Requirements

  • At least 24 years of age
  • Baptized Christian of at least four years
  • Music and/or worship ministry experience of at least two years

Goals of the Programme
Jointly with Bandung Theological Seminary (BTS), designed to equip experienced worship and music ministry pastors and leaders, choral conductors and music team leaders with musical-pastoral-theological concepts and skills in order that they may be effective catalysts for the greater growth of God’s church in Indonesia and Asia.

Bachelor of Church Music

  • 4 Years
Total Credit Hours
120 credit hours

Entrance Requirements

  • At least 20 years of age
  • Baptized Christian of at least three years
  • Music and/or worship ministry experience of at least two years

Goals of the Programme
Designed to provide essential musical training integrated with a focused study in church music and worship ministry. Additionally, it provides a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies.

Diploma in Church Music

  • 3 Years
Total Credit Hour
90 Credit Hour

Entrance Requirements

  • At least 24 years of age
  • Baptized Christian of at least four years
  • Music and/or worship ministry experience of at least two years

Goals of the Programme

Designed to provide essential musical training integrated with a focused study in church music and worship ministry. Additionally, it provides a strong foundation in biblical and theological studies.

We invite you to invest in the future of God’s church, 
so that the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ will go forth 
through our music, worship, ministries, and our lives. 
Come, be a part of the School of Church Music.