Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Biola University offers 91 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 51 Bachelor's, 25 Master's, 4 Doctorate (research), 6 Post-BS Certificate, 2 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 4 programs are available through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 1 Bachelor's, 3 Master's program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,374 students have completed their degree/programs and graduated from Biola University.
The following table summarizes the offered degrees and programs with number of programs and number of completers.

Number of Programs with Completers

Number of ProgramsNumber of Online ProgramsNumber of Completers
Bachelor's511813
Master's253427
Doctorate (research)4035
Post-BS Certificate6068
Post-MS Certificate20-
Total9141,374

Best Programs

BachelorMasterDoctoral
Bachelor Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse$75,500
Business/Commerce$42,100
Bible/Biblical Studies$30,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric$30,200
Psychology$26,500
Master Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies (other)$48,900
Education$48,600
Bible/Biblical Studies$36,800
Theology/Theological Studies$36,700
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)$34,900
Doctoral Program - Highest Earning After Graduation
Field of StudyMedian Earning after Graduation
Clinical Psychology$57,300

Popular Programs

Bachelor'sPost-graduateMaster'sDoctorate

Major Programs by Offered Degree

Bachelor'sMaster'sDoctorate (Research)Doctorate (Other)Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources and Conservation 1 completers-
Environmental Science1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 74 completers$30,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric26$30,200
Journalism16$23,100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication32-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 18 completers-
Computer Science18-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 43 completers-
Education15-
Multicultural Education0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Elementary Education and Teaching27-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching0-
Biology Teacher Education1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 10 completers-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 completers-
Spanish Language and Literature2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 28 completers$26,000
English Language and Literature28$26,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 0 completers-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 48 completers$24,400
Biology/Biological Sciences18$24,400
Biomedical Sciences26-
Biochemistry4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 15 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies15$20,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 17 completers-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 4 completers-
Philosophy4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 60 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies29$30,200
Religious Education21-
Religious/Sacred Music9-
Theological and Ministerial Studies (other)1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 4 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry2-
Physics2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology (1 completers) 87 completers$26,500
Psychology68$26,500
Applied Psychology19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 50 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
Political Science and Government18-
Sociology31$26,100
Urban Studies/Affairs0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 109 completers-
Design and Visual Communications9-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts3-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production54-
Fine/Studio Arts20-
Music Performance5-
Music Theory and Composition4-
Music Pedagogy3-
Music (other)11-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 75 completers-
Health and Wellness3-
Communication Sciences and Disorders43$26,500
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse29$75,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 141 completers$42,100
Business Administration and Management120-
Accounting21-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 10 completers-
History10-
Total813
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism (1 completers) 2 completers-
Public Relations/Image Management2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 73 completers$48,600
Education45$48,600
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Special Education and Teaching5-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor19-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 2 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation2-
Applied Linguistics0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Work and Family Studies 1 completers-
Family and Community Services1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 20 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 76 completers-
Philosophy10-
Philosophy and Religious Studies (other)66$48,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 158 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies34$36,800
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology0-
Religious Education0-
Theology/Theological Studies39$36,700
Divinity/Ministry53-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling7-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)25$34,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 22 completers-
Clinical Psychology22-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 1 completers-
Anthropology1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 24 completers-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 48 completers-
Business/Commerce26-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management9-
Accounting13-
Total427
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 7 completers-
Multicultural Education7-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 3 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 2 completers-
Religious Education2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 23 completers-
Clinical Psychology23$57,300
Total35
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 5 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 26 completers-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology0-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)26-
Total31
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 0 completers-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 0 completers-
Language Interpretation and Translation0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 12 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies9-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 56 completers-
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling56-
Total68
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 0 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies0-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Total0