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Online Associate Certificate in
Fundamentals of Music Theory & Composition

 Similar to Other Universities, But with a Unique Set of Courses

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Associate Certificate in
Fundamentals of Music Theory & Composition?


The Associate Certificate in Fundamentals of Music Theory & Composition introduces students to the fundamentals of music theory and practice, with a view to music composition. Students engage their development of music theory, practice, and composition in the context of a broader partnership with God’s mission in the world.

Program Features

  • Integrated practicums allow you to gain valuable real-world experience
  • Learn from academic practitioners from around the world
  • Credits earned in this certificate program can apply to a Missional University Associate degree program

Course Effort

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Course Length

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Credits Required

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Program Cost

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What Will I Study?

We offer the most comprehensive approach to serving through composing music in the mission of God.

When Can I Get Started?

We offer multiple start dates each year to give you flexibility in your education, life and work schedules.






A Career in Communicating Creatively

Is this Your Mission?

Artistic Administrator, Audio Engineer & Composer, Audio Mixer, Campus Music Director, Choir Director, Choral Conductor, Church Music Director, Composer, Composer/Sound Designer, Conductor, Contemporary Music Director, Director of Music Affairs, Director of Music Development and Outreach, Director of Music Ministries, Film Composer, Game Sound & Composer, Instrumental Music Director, Lead Sound Designer, Lyricist, Music & Liturgy Director, Music Arranger, Music Clerk, Music Composer, Music Coordinator, Music Copyist, Music Director, Music Editor, Music Instructor, Music Lead, Music Missionary, Music Producer, Music Program Coordinator, Music Reviewer, Musical Theater Composer and Lyricist, Music Performance Manager, Music Production Teacher, Music Researcher, Music Theory Teacher, Repertory Representative, Resident Music Director, Sanctuary Music Director, Singer, Songwriter, Sound Designer, Sound Technologist, Virtual Game Trailer Music Composer, Worship Leader.



Merge Your Faith, Career & Mission in Service in the Mission of God in the World

Serve in faith-based organizations including mission entities, nonprofits & NGOs, schools, churches and church groups worldwide.

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How Much Will it Cost?

We offer tuition based upon country of residence.  According to the Human Development Index, all countries around the world fall into one of four categories:
  • (Tier 1) - Very High Human Development
  • (Tier 2) High Human Development
  • (Tier 3) Medium Human Development
  • (Tier 4) Low Human Development
Our tiered global tuition makes higher education affordable for everyone world wide.


100% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course


80% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course


60% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course


40% Tuition


per credit hour


3 credit course

Tiered tuition based on country of origin and scholarships available.  Find your country of residence here for more information.
Tuition may be further reduced by participating in the Sponsorship Program.