For more than 100 years, Biola University has been equipping Christian men and women to impact the world for the Lord Jesus Christ through biblically centered education. The School of Education, established in 2007, exists to train up those who desire to make an impact as educators in classrooms, administration buildings, homeschools, the mission field and beyond.
The School of Education serves a diverse student body, consisting of more than 285 undergraduate students and 205 graduate students. Our fully doctored, full-time faculty is made up of outstanding professionals with decades of combined experience in classroom and administrative settings.
At the undergraduate level, the School of Education is home to the liberal studies major, which consistently ranks among the five most popular undergraduate majors at Biola. At the graduate level, the School of Education offers the Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Arts in Education programs, which can be tailored to meet the individual interests of new and experienced teachers alike.
The School of Education is also home to Biola Youth Academics, which provides a tailor-made K–12 Christian education through programs such as Elementary Academics, Star Academics, Torrey Academy, Biola University Private School Satellite Program, athletics, tutoring, and summer offerings for public, private, and home educated students. With offerings throughout Southern California and online, Biola Youth Academics features a customized academic experience serving the whole child with individualized education and a Christ-centered environment.
Our state-accredited Teacher Preparation Program offers teaching credentials at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Biola is located in La Mirada, California, which ranks as one of the safest communities in the region. Campus Safety officers are on duty 24 hours a day, video cameras are installed across campus, and entrance gatehouses are staffed at night and during business hours. In the event of a major emergency on campus, Biola utilizes a notification system to alert students via text message. Download the Biola University annual security and fire safety report.