Graduates earn 807 degrees, certificates from the Moody Bible Institute


About 90.7 percent of the 807 degrees and certificates handed out by the Moody Bible Institute in 2017-18 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 531 bachelor's degrees and 168 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 136 bachelor's degrees in bible/biblical studies, followed by 102 bachelor's degrees in missions/missionary studies and missiology and 81 bachelor's degrees in pastoral studies/counseling.

The institute enrolled 3,442 students for 2017-18, including 2,714 in undergraduate programs and 728 in graduate programs.

Degrees awarded for 2017-18
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
136
8
55
21
220
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
102
-
15
2
119
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
81
-
10
-
91
Religious Education
81
-
-
-
81
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
46
-
6
1
53
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
3
-
45
1
49
Divinity/Ministry
-
-
35
-
35
Theology/Theological Studies
32
-
2
-
34
Youth Ministry
28
-
-
-
28
Religious/Sacred Music
15
-
-
-
15
Women's Ministry
7
-
-
-
7
Theology and Religious Vocations total
531
8
168
25
732
90.7
Communication and Media Studies, Other
48
-
-
-
48
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs total
48
-
-
-
48
6
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
-
-
15
-
15
Health Professions and Related Programs total
-
-
15
-
15
1.9
Airframe Mechanics and Aircraft Maintenance Technology/Technician
10
-
-
-
10
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians total
10
-
-
-
10
1.2
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
2
-
-
-
2
Education total
2
-
-
-
2
0.2

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