Offered Degrees and Major Programs

Biola University offers 86 programs through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 48 Bachelor's, 23 Master's, 4 Doctorate (research), 6 Post-BS Certificate, 2 Post-MS Certificate programs.
It also offers its programs via online learning and 14 programs are available through Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, and Post Graduate Certificate. By degree types, it offers 5 Bachelor's, 5 Master's, 1 Doctorate (research), 2 Post-BS Certificate, 1 Post-MS Certificate program in the virtual environment.
For academic year 2020-2021, total 1,400 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's485891
Master's235424
Doctorate (research)4138
Post-BS Certificate6224
Post-MS Certificate215
Total86141,400

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's

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 2 completers-
Environmental Science2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism 96 completers$30,200
Speech Communication and Rhetoric45$30,200
Journalism34$23,100
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication17-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences 20 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences0-
Computer Science20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (1 completers) 70 completers-
Education10-
Multicultural Education0-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Elementary Education and Teaching55-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5-
Biology Teacher Education0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Engineering 8 completers-
Engineering0-
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics8-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 1 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Spanish Language and Literature1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
English Language and Literature 31 completers$26,000
English Language and Literature31$26,000
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities 6 completers-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies0-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 54 completers$24,400
Biology/Biological Sciences28$24,400
Biomedical Sciences16-
Biochemistry10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Mathematics and Statistics 9 completers-
Mathematics9-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 35 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies35$20,400
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 24 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Kinesiology and Exercise Science24-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 6 completers-
Philosophy6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations (4 completers) 64 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Bible/Biblical Studies35$30,200
Religious Education24-
Religious/Sacred Music5-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Physical Sciences 15 completers-
Physical Sciences6-
Chemistry5-
Physics4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology (2 completers) 66 completers$26,500
Psychology65$26,500
Applied Psychology1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 75 completers-
Social Sciences3-
Anthropology3-
Political Science and Government14-
Sociology55$26,100
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Visual and Performing Arts 105 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts0-
Design and Visual Communications2-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production42-
Fine/Studio Arts29-
Music Performance8-
Music Theory and Composition3-
Music Pedagogy5-
Music (other)10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 69 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Communication Sciences and Disorders30$26,500
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse39$75,500
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business (2 completers) 124 completers$42,100
Business/Commerce0$42,100
Business Administration and Management87-
Accounting37-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
History 11 completers-
History11-
Total891
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (2 completers) 11 completers$48,600
Curriculum and Instruction1-
Special Education and Teaching2-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching2-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor6-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 7 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Language Interpretation and Translation3-
Applied Linguistics4-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 14 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies14-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Philosophy and Religious Studies 89 completers-
Philosophy31-
Philosophy and Religious Studies (other)58$48,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations (4 completers) 191 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Bible/Biblical Studies36$36,800
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology1-
Religious Education6-
Theology/Theological Studies19$36,700
Divinity/Ministry88-
Pastoral Studies/Counseling10-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)31$34,900
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 25 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology25-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Social Sciences 1 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology1-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 20 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist20-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Business 28 completers-
Business/Commerce14-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management0-
Accounting14-
Total424
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education 3 completers-
Multicultural Education3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 2 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations (2 completers) 10 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Religious Education10-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology 23 completers-
Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology23$57,300
Total38
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 2 completers-
Intercultural/Multicultural and Diversity Studies2-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 16 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology1-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)15-
Total18
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education (1 completers) 3 completers-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor3-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 0 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Language Interpretation and Translation0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations (2 completers) 3 completers-
Theology and Religious Vocations0-
Bible/Biblical Studies3-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Theology and Religious Vocations (other)0-
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences 18 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling18-
Total24
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Theology and Religious Vocations 5 completers-
Bible/Biblical Studies5-
Theology/Theological Studies0-
Total5