Admission into Biola University does not guarantee admission into the Nursing Program. There is a separate application for the nursing department that must be completed before admission into the nursing program at Biola. It is possible to be accepted into Biola prior to being accepted into the nursing program. Please visit the Nursing Admissions Requirements page on the nursing department website for more information.
For Christians, nursing is an opportunity to model the care and compassion of Jesus to hurting people — sometimes during the most traumatic or trying moments of their lives. In Biola’s nursing program, you’ll learn to provide competent nursing care through rigorous coursework, through our skills and simulation labs and through clinical experiences at area hospitals.
The nursing curriculum will prepare you for board certification as a registered nurse. In addition to hands-on clinical experience, you will be taught how to integrate theology with professional nursing knowledge and skills, so you will view nursing as your call to minister to those in need. Career-relevant topics you will learn about include:
As a board-ready, highly skilled and technically competent nurse, you will be prepared to impact the world for Jesus Christ in areas such as hospital and home care, public health services, schools and missions. Some career options include:
In addition to its strong curriculum, expert faculty members and biblical integration, Biola’s nursing program offers several key advantages:
Every day this program equips us, intellectually and spiritually, to be ready for any challenge we may face in the medical field and prepares us to do the handiwork of God in serving His people through the calling of a nurse.”