LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Preparing for Lives of
Meaning and Purpose

LMU’s first college, the LMU Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts is home to highly recognized and accredited graduate programs in Bioethics, English, Pastoral Theology, Philosophy, and Theological Studies. BCLA’s Yoga Studies program was the first of its kind in the United States, and offers an advanced degree in residential and low-residency formats. BCLA offers an educational experience for scholars and professionals built on engaged, global learning, and a passion for creating a more just society.


Master’s Programs

LMU’s English MA program set me on my career path in vital ways and my studies were complemented by the rich and truly global culture of Los Angeles—one of the great cities in the world.


James G. Watsom, M.A. ’96

Professor of English, University of Tulsa