Master On Campus


Biola University

36 months
667 USD/credit 17564 USD/year
667 USD/credit 17564 USD/year
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For nearly 65 years, Talbot’s Master of Divinity programme at Biola University has been equipping servant leaders to make disciples worldwide by developing in them an accurate knowledge of the Word of God, the skills necessary to communicate the Gospel effectively, and character worthy of the kingdom of our Lord Jesus Christ to lead the church.


Talbot graduates report that they are highly satisfied with their ability to think theologically, their knowledge of Christian philosophy and ethics, ability to use and interpret Scripture, to teach well and give spiritual direction. They also strongly agree that their faith became stronger while at Talbot, that faculty were supportive and understanding and that they are able to integrate theology and ministry.

Key facts:

At Divinity programme of Biola University, you will join a community of scholar-practitioners who are committed to the Bible, your spiritual growth and to preparing you for a lifetime of service in a variety of settings as you receive a first-rate theological education with our flexible degree program. Choose from various course formats (on campus, online or hybrid) that will allow you to move quickly and conveniently through your program.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Spiritual Theology and Formation
  • Personal Foundations for Spiritual Formation
  • Spiritual Direction
  • Spiritual Formation, Vocation, and the Disciplines

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


79 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A $65 non-refundable application fee is due when you submit your application. Paying this fee will populate the supplemental application items.
    • Applicants must submit an official transcript from their previous academic institution.
    • Two references are required, including(One pastoral reference; One character reference (someone in a leadership role in your life)
    • two essays: One Christian testimony; One vocational testimony

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    17564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 667 USD per credit during 36 months.
  • National

    17564 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 667 USD per credit during 36 months.

Living costs for La Mirada

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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