Learn anywhere…

You won’t have to uproot your life to earn your degree.  Our online classes and practical application in affiliate churches allow you to learn where you live.

Learn any time…

You won’t have to schedule your life around school.  The online format at Cruse Institute for the Arts will allow you to schedule your learning around your work and other obligations.

Multiple Learning Tools Using Industry Standards 

Vocal, instrumental, composition and studio concepts are just a few of the classes at CIFTA.  Whether you are working on your own or in a virtual classroom, the learning experience is second to none.

Teaching from one of the most respected families & names in worship

The Cruse Family has a lot to offer. Their forty plus years of “in the trenches” ministry, and their unique anointing for worship is unparalleled. Joining these seasoned worship leaders are some of the most skilled and anointed worship leaders and musicians in the world today.


Use what you learn in your online courses immediately.  Internship classes allow you to learn by doing and develop an understanding of the many aspects of ministry in the local church.

Affordable tuition

You won’t need to sell your first child to take courses.  With an intentionally low tuition, we can ensure that you won’t be paying off school loans for the rest of your life.

Numerous employment options upon graduation

We know people. Without fail, we get asked just about weekly to provide musicians and worship leaders for churches all over the world. CIFTA can help you find a place to use the skills you hone and develop as a student.