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Online Education

Biola University’s online degree and certificate programs offer you the quality of a leading Christian university and the flexibility to pursue your education from nearly anywhere in the world.

Welcome from Biola’s President

Biola University President Barry H. Corey offers you his greetings as you embark on your educational journey online. Check out this video to learn why President Corey values the convenience of online learning, why you should complete your degree online and how you can impact the world for Christ.

Why Choose Biola to Pursue Your Education Online?

Flexible and Convenient Programs

Complete your degree at your own pace by taking classes via Canvas, a user-friendly online system that keeps you connected with your professors and colleagues.

Distinguished Faculty

Our online courses are taught by experienced Christian faculty and feature the same high-quality teaching every on-campus Biola student receives.

Academic Reputation

U.S. News & World Report ranks Biola as a top-tier national university. Forbes lists Biola as one of “America’s Top Colleges,” schools deemed as “well worth the investment.”

Student Support

We are committed to providing you the best online learning environment — with access to the Biola library’s online resources, disability services via the Learning Center, support from Online and Graduate Student Success and more.

Biblical Integration

Biola is committed to providing a biblically centered education, preparing every student to “think biblically about everything.”


Biola University is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission.

Interested in other options?

Biola LEARN offers noncredit courses at a low cost so that lifelong learners can have access to content from some of the best Christian educators in the nation.

Explore Biola LEARN

Student Success

Biola University is committed to your success as an online student, which is why we maintain clear policies for ensuring quality and compliance with state regulations and have technical requirements that accommodate low bandwidths and assistive technology.