Focus on the Family

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Colorado Springs, CO, USA

For More Information:
Focus on the Family Institute

Faculty Program Director:

Please contact the Department of Psychology,

When is the Focus on the Family Institute offered?

Fall & Spring semesters


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The Focus on the Family Institute in Colorado Springs, Colorado, is a highly competitive college opportunity that focuses on leadership training with the goal of restoring families, reviving the church and transforming society. A semester at the Institute provides personalized experience that strengthens students’ love for Christ and for families. The program offers up to 15 credit hours (or eight credits during the summer) in a supporting and exciting community living and learning environment. Regardless of academic discipline, a semester at the Institute is considered one of the best “life training experiences.”

Biola students attend the Focus on the Family’s summer program independent of Biola and transfer the credit upon completion of the program. All fees are paid directly to the program. Students are required to complete substitution request forms prior to departure.

Biola students may apply to the Focus on the Family Institute following their sophomore year.

Focus on the Family Institute Courses Units
Christian Worldview Studies 3
Family, Church & Society Studies 3
Marriage & Family Life Studies 3
Gender & Leadership Studies 3
Professional Practicum Studies 3
Total 15