Graduates earn 809 degrees, certificates from Moody Bible Institute

About 91.8 percent of the 809 degrees and certificates handed out by the Moody Bible Institute in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure


About 91.8 percent of the 809 degrees and certificates handed out by the Moody Bible Institute in 2016-17 were to students in Theology and Religious Vocations programs, making them the most popular programs that year, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

The agency's National Center for Education Statistics shows the private not-for-profit institution in Chicago conferred 554 bachelor's degrees and 160 master's degrees in Theology and Religious Vocations programs.

But the single most popular program was for a bachelor's degree in Bible/Biblical Studies. Data shows the school gave out 159 bachelor's degrees in Bible/Biblical Studies, followed by 124 bachelor's degrees in Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology and 79 bachelor's degrees in Pastoral Studies/Counseling.

The institute enrolled 3,601 students for 2016-17, including 2,857 in undergraduate programs and 744 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2016-17
Program
Bachelor's degrees awarded
Associates degrees
Graduate and professional degrees awarded
Certificates awarded
Total degrees and certificates awarded
Percent of total
Bible/Biblical Studies
159
6
66
16
247
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
124
-
8
3
135
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
79
-
3
-
82
Religious Education
72
-
-
-
72
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
2
-
39
4
45
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
38
-
7
-
45
Theology/Theological Studies
33
-
4
-
37
Youth Ministry
36
-
-
-
36
Divinity/Ministry
-
-
33
-
33
Religious/Sacred Music
11
-
-
-
11
Theology and Religious Vocations total
554
6
160
23
743
91.8
Communication and Media Studies, Other
32
-
-
-
32
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
32
-
-
-
32
4
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
14
-
-
-
14
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
14
-
-
-
14
1.7
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
13
-
-
-
13
Education total
13
-
-
-
13
1.6
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
-
7
-
7
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
-
7
-
7
0.9

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