Master of Arts in Spiritual Formation and Soul Care

Admissions Process

Admission Deadline: April 15

English Proficiency Requirements

You are required to display English proficiency before being admitted into the graduate programs at Biola University. You are required to submit standardized test scores (TOEFL) for application to Biola. TOEFL Scores of 88 IBT and above will go into regular Master’s level programs. A score of 100 IBT is required for all ThM, Doctoral, MA Philosophy and the Messianic Jewish Studies MDiv and Certificate programs. Students who do not have a score of 88 IBT will not be considered for a graduate program.  

Required Scores: TOEFL 88 IBT

International Student Admission Requirements

  • Biola University accepts international student applications¬†only for the fall semester,¬†with the exception of F-1 transfers, Doctor of Ministry, and modular programs.
  • You must have the equivalent of a bachelor's degree from an accredited, recognized institution.
  • All admissions items must be received by June 1st prior to the fall semester for which one is applying.*
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