Dooner Hall, home of Biscayne College

Biscayne College

Biscayne College is the school of liberal arts, social sciences, and education at St. Thomas University. Its story reaches back to the University’s founding as Biscayne College in 1961, and its future builds on the aspirations and commitment of highly diverse and motivated students learning from dedicated and enthusiastic faculty who present a curriculum rich in traditional values and innovative content that prepares individuals to thrive within the realities of the 21st century.

A Leader is an Individual with a Dream and the will to Make it Real!

  • Choose an undergraduate major in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Political Science, Liberal Arts/Global Leadership, English, History, or Global Studies
  • Earn a Masters in Guidance and Counseling, Marriage and Family Therapy, Mental Health Counseling, Criminal Justice, or Liberal Studies with an emphasis in English Language Arts, Global Ecological Ethics, or Theology and Ministry.
  • Join Biscayne College for the education of a lifetime.


Biscayne College’s seven undergraduate majors and five graduate degrees provide background and knowledge for careers or further professional studies based on the experiences and research of an outstanding and creative faculty. Special certificates in international relations, homeland security, and professional writing are available for undergraduates and certificates in loss and healing or marriage and family counseling for graduates.

At Biscayne College, the education goes beyond the courses and classroom to an enormous variety of extracurricular programs and special activities. Biscayne College houses the Center for Community Engagement (facilitating engaged pedagogy and community), the Institute for World Languages and Cultures (overseeing second language and study abroad programs), Honors and Fellows programs (cultivating student excellence), the QEP (aiming to ensure writing excellence across the curriculum) as well as a 3+3 and pre-law program, the Catholic Continuum, the Center for Ethics, and numerous student clubs.