Graduate Certificate in Biblical & Theological Studies
Biola University

Program Details

Biola University offers a Graduate Certificate in Biblical and Theological Studies.  Courses are provided in fully online, on-campus, or hybrid formats.  This program is designed for those without formal training, including ministers, lay leaders, church elders, and so on.  Study with experienced, reputable professors through courses including:

  • Hermeneutics
  • Old and New Testament survey
  • Theology

Take a glance into master’s programs at Biola University through this rigorous certificate program.  Study scripture and biblical text in historical contexts to better understand cultural backgrounds and purpose.  Enhance your abilities to serve with knowledge and confidence with BU, and apply your credits towards further studies today.


  • A GPA of 3.0
  • Official transcript
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • TOEFL or IELTS: If English is not your first language
  • One pastoral reference
  • One character reference
  • Essays

School Accreditation Statement

WASC Senior College and University Commission