Biola University offers a wide range of graduate programs — including master's degrees, doctorates, credentials and certificates — providing Christian students with advanced academic and professional preparation in such fields as psychology, theology, business, education, intercultural studies, and science and health.

Graduate Schools

A premier school of theology committed to the unchanging truth of God’s word, offering degrees such as a Master of Divinity, Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Leadership and others.

A nationally accredited school of business offering rigorous and biblically centered Master of Business Administration, Master of Professional Accountancy and other degree programs.

A leading school of psychology accredited by the American Psychological Association, offering Psy.D. and Ph.D. degree programs and accredited clinical training opportunities.

A graduate school of education serving future teachers through degree programs like the Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Arts in Education and others.

A school committed to equipping students to communicate, live and work effectively in culturally diverse contexts through degree programs in TESOL, intercultural studies and more.

A global leader in the study of Christian apologetics, offering a Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics, Master of Arts in Science and Religion and a certificate in apologetics.

The newest graduate school at Biola, offering a Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, seeking to equip a new generation of ethically thoughtful professionals in the sciences and health care.

About Our Schools

Since 1908, our foundation has remained the same: Jesus Christ & God’s inerrant Word.

Our Mission

The mission of Biola University is biblically centered education, scholarship and service — equipping men and women in mind and character to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ.

Exceptional Schools

Biola University is consistently ranked among the nation's foremost Christian universities. Our eight schools each offer academic rigor and spiritual growth, research and biblical scholarship, and the integration of a Christian worldview into every program. Choose from 18 master’s and eight doctoral degrees. All of the programs have an on-campus option, though many courses are offered in modular format, at extension sites, or online.

Accredited Programs

Biola University holds institutional accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (1961). In addition, the institution and certain of its programs are accredited by:

  • American Psychological Association (1980)
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (1977)
  • Association of Theological Schools (1977)
  • California Commission for Teacher Preparation and Licensing (1960)

Graduate Enrollment

By School (Fall 2015)
  • Talbot School of Theology: 1,135
  • Rosemead School of Psychology: 135
  • Crowell School of Business: 60
  • Intercultural Studies: 205
  • School of Education: 198
  • School of Arts & Sciences: 276
  • Total: 2,009
By Race
  • Asian: 27.3%
  • Black: 4.5%
  • White: 46.5%
  • Multiple Races: 3.1%
  • International: 7.7%
  • Other: 7.7%
  • Did Not Specify: 2.8%
By Gender
  • Male: 64%
  • Female: 36%