Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL

Moody Bible Institute

Chicago, IL

Performing Arts Profile


Come and let God transform you. Leave and let God transform the world through you. 

Moody Bible Institute prepares you to transform the world for Christ. You’ll gain insight of the Bible and theology while sharpening your practical skills, and you’ll receive ministry and career experience to broaden your opportunities after graduation. Earn your degree on our Chicago campus and get experience doing what you learn about in the classroom. Study at the Spokane Aviation campus to become a world-class mechanic or aviator. Join the world’s most influential Bible college and become a part of generations of innovators and ministry leaders! 

Why Moody Bible Institute?
Academics:  Your education at Moody begins with the Word, no matter your major. Whether you’re in the classroom or online, you’ll be able to choose from more than 20 areas of study and gain a foundational knowledge of the Bible and theology. You’ll understand the methodology and gain skills to thoughtfully analyze, interpret, and apply Scripture wherever God calls you. 

Student life: We have more than 40 student organizations, each with a specific focus, giving you the opportunity to lead, learn, and serve. From leadership and cross-cultural learning to media and personal wellness, our student organizations will help you discover your talents and broaden your knowledge of the world. And if you love sports, you’ll become part of a family of national champions! Our NCCAA, intramural, and club sports teams create an engaging and vibrant campus community.

Spiritual enrichment: At Moody, you will be inspired to grow spiritually and encouraged to practice ministry in every aspect of your life. You’ll have the opportunity to apply what you learn in the classroom to ministry experiences, internships, conferences, and mission trips. We also hold chapel services three times a week so all our students can foster a close-knit campus community and feel supported in their spiritual growth. Each chapel is led by Moody faculty, our president, and renowned Christian speakers.

Tuition grant: Want to go to college without breaking the bank? All students at the Chicago campus receive a full-tuition scholarship sponsored by Moody donors.

Come and let God transform you. Leave and let God transform the world through you. 

Music and Arts at Moody

• Bachelor of Arts in Music–Music Ministry
You can get trained in Bible and music at the same time. When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Music—Music Ministry from Moody Bible Institute, you will receive training in both music and Bible that you can use anywhere you go. You’ll learn from a broad range of musical experiences including applied lessons, ministry tours, internships, and leading worship. Join an ensemble and gain experience by performing during various annual events such as Candlelight Carols and Founder’s Week. Your degree will prepare you for a variety of music-focused career options such as teaching, performing, or leading worship in a church or ministry—wherever God calls!

• Bachelor Of Arts in Music–Worship And Media Arts
Get trained in music and media technology to serve the church. When you earn your Bachelor of Arts in Music—Worship and Media Arts from Moody Bible Institute, you receive the training and experience in music, Bible, and communications to lead a dynamic worship ministry. You’ll learn from a broad range of musical experiences including applied lessons, ministry tours, internships, media lab, and leading worship. You can join an ensemble, develop your skills in media technology, and gain experience by performing during various annual events such as Candlelight Carols and Founder’s Week!

• Communications
Join a community of artists—learn theology, theory, and technique. You can earn your Bachelor of Arts in Communications degree from Moody Bible Institute and create the future of ministry media. Get opportunities you won’t find in any other communications program. You can work on one of the six practicum teams such as the Moody Media Lab, a professional student-led creative agency for anyone on campus who wants to be involved.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • "Music is my passion, and I know God has a plan to use it for His glory. [Using my Moody education] I hope to ... teach music as a means of encouragement and as a way to share the gospel.”

    • Mandy, Worcester, MA
      BA in Music
  • “At Moody, you’ll find community in your Bro-Sis [residential program], at your on-campus job, in your major, or on your floor. The people at Moody are so invested in ministry and in you. They’ll be your lifelong friends.”

    • Yangla ’20
      Elementary Education
  • “The professors want to talk about your skills and abilities and show you what kind of ministry is best for you, even if it’s not youth ministry at a local church. My professors were my favorite part of the program.”

    • Tim ’17
      Youth Ministry
  • “I love my Practical Christian Ministry and the children, community, and families I get to serve. My mentors have been incredible in my life. They pair my training with my Moody education to help me grow.”

    • Emily ’21
      Ministry to Women