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Biola University is committed to your success. That is why we provide every student, new and current, with a Success Coach. Your Success Coach will be with you throughout your entire time at Biola, from the moment you are admitted until graduation and every step in between. 

In short, Success Coaches:

  • Are knowledgeable in the academic program in which students are enrolled
  • Provide academic advising and planning to ensure clear path within the program of choice
  • Assist students through the registration and enrollment process
  • Guide the student through course selection and registration
  • Monitor student’s progress until successful completion of the program requirements
  • Assist the student with basic financial aid inquiries
  • Assist the student with inquiries regarding Biola’s Learning Management System (Canvas)
  • Provide students with valuable and engaging learning strategies and tips for success in the virtual classroom
  • Offer spiritual and life coaching and guidance
  • Provide students with valuable strategies and career development support through their partnership with Biola’s Career Center
  • Make an Appointment


Program Success Coach
B.S. in Applied Psychology Jonathan Corral
B.S. in Biblical Ministries Raeann Lopez
B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies Jonathan Corral
B.S. in Bible, Theology and Apologetics Raeann Lopez
B.S. in Communication Brian Oh
B.S. in Business Management Susie Kim
B.S. in Early Childhood Raeann Lopez
B.S. in Public Relations Raeann Lopez
Master of Arts
New Testament; Old Testament; Bible Exposition; Theology; Philosophy
Online: Jesus Rubio
On-Campus: Diamond Glaze
Master of Divinity
Missions and Intercultural Studies
Mark Medina
Master of Divinity
Pastoral and General Ministries; Evangelism and Discipleship; Pastoral Care and Counseling
Grant Morgan
Master of Arts in Christian Ministry and Leadership
Pastoral Care and Counseling; Preaching and Pastoral Ministry; Christian Ministry and Leadership
Grant Morgan
Master of Management, Nonprofit Organizations (MM)
Susie Kim
M.A. in Public Relations and Reputation Management Raeann Lopez


Director of Online and Graduate Success
Associate Director of Online & Graduate Student Success
Assistant Director of Online & Graduate Student Success
Success Coach
Success Coach
Success Coach
Success Coach
Brian Oh
Success Coach
Success Coach