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Online Programs

We know you can’t hit pause on your family, ministry and work commitments. Talbot offers online programs that enable you to gain a worthwhile seminary education that works with your busy schedule and keeps you rooted in the community God has placed you.

Join like-minded students under the mentorship of our excellent faculty. No matter your degree program, you will find your time with us to be dynamically interactive, intellectually enriching and spiritually transformative.

Fully Online Programs

Talbot offers accredited online theology degrees and online certificates, so you can get the education you need while meeting the demands of your current life and vocation. Discussions and other interactions all happen online. There are no “in-person” meetings.

Hybrid Programs

Talbot’s hybrid degrees allow you to take both online courses and traditional on-campus courses as part of your program. In most cases, up to half of the required courses in these degrees can be completed fully online — making them a flexible and appealing option for students throughout the Southern California region.

Sample Online Courses

Our online courses feature video lectures, discussions and live video conferences that connect you with your professors and peers. Get a preview of what you can expect by watching our sample videos or interacting with sample courses in our Canvas learning management platform.

Sample Videos

Curious what our video lectures are like? View one of our sample course videos below to get a glimpse into the online class lecture experience.

Sample Courses in Canvas

Talbot online students interact with their courses in the Canvas learning management platform. View one of the samples below to experience an array of online course elements, including (but not limited to) getting to know your professor, reviewing the syllabus, observing assignments and quizzes, and learning about class expectations.

Why Choose Online Education at Talbot?

Student Support

As an online Talbot student, you’ll have the support of a success coach throughout your journey. Whether you have questions about financial aid, which classes to take or who to contact in IT, Biola’s Office of Student Success will be there to help.

A Connected Community

We believe that learning should never be done in isolation. Not only will you have personal access to our exemplary faculty, but you will be connected to a community of peers in your interactive online courses.

Accredited Education

Not all online programs are created equal. Talbot is accredited by the WASC Senior College and University Commission and the Association of Theological Schools, the internationally recognized accrediting body of seminaries in the United States and Canada.

Need More Information?

See our Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.

Frequently Asked Questions