Biola University

Biola University is a private Christian university located in Southern California. For over 100 years, Biola — a community where all faculty, staff, and students are professing Christians — has been committed to biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development, and vocational preparation.

With more than 145 academic programs through its six schools, Biola offers degrees ranging from B.A. to Ph.D.


Our Vision

Biola University's vision is to be an exemplary Christian university characterized as a community of grace that promotes and inspires personal life transformation in Christ which illuminates the world with His light and truth. Further, as a global center for Christian thought and an influential evangelical voice that addresses crucial cultural issues, Biola University aspires to lead, with confidence and compassion, an intellectual and spiritual renewal that advances the purpose of Christ.


Mission Statement

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


Values

The love and respect for all persons are at the heart of our mission, integrity, and diligence in our words and deeds, and AWE and reverence for God's work. We seek His inspiration for creativity and excellence in the fulfillment of our mission. Our vision is to be a distinctive Christian University of service to the global community of faith.

Programs taught in:
English

This school also offers:

PhD

Biola University

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Doctor of Ministry

The world is changing and expectations are rising. Yesterday's solutions don't seem to be working and it is tough to know what to do next. Don't panic. Talbot can help. We want to help you refresh, renew and retool for where God is calling you to ministry. Our goal is not to press you into our mold, but to help you be all that God has called and gifted you to be. Talbot's Doctor of Ministry degree is not intended as a research or academic degree but is designed to help participants develop their skills and understanding to the fullest extent in the parish, parachurch, or missionary service. The D.Min. degree is similar to a J.D. or M.D. in that it provides students with a practical education for working with people, rather than a purely research-oriented approach. The D.Min. degree is designed for those working in a full-time ministry capacity. The residency portion of the program is designed to be completed in three years. You will be in the classroom for two consecutive weeks every year for three years. People come from all over the world to participate in this program. Our proximity to Los Angeles makes us accessible from anywhere. The cost of the program is reasonable and designed to fit into your budget. We want to help you make your maximum impact in ministry. If this is what you want. . .read on.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
Full-time
6 years
Campus
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Biola University

Normally, four years of residency are required unless the transfer of credit is brought in and advanced standing granted. While the doctorate is not awarded simply or co ... [+]

Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (Rosemead School of Psychology)

Normally, four years of residency are required unless the transfer of credit is brought in and advanced standing granted. While the doctorate is not awarded simply or completion of stated coursework, there are basic unit requirements for the degree (133 semester hours). Each student has a faculty advisor who assists in the planning of each semester's schedule of courses and supervises the student's progress in the program.

Psychology: Psy.D. students must complete a minimum of 76 semester hours of psychology. These 76 units must include 46 required psychology units, 18 units of practicum and 12 units of elective psychology courses. Students may apply up to 6 units of graduate coursework from the School of Intercultural Studies toward the total psychology hours requirement.... [-]

USA Los Angeles
September 2019
English
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Read more in English