On-Campus Master's Programs

The Baylor Graduate School helps equip on-campus master's students with the opportunities needed to help students excel. Students can participate in multiple opportunities that emphasize teaching and research. 

Research & Scholarship

Apply for the Baptist Scholars International Roundtable (MFA)

MFA students, consider applying for the Outstanding Graduate Research Award

Present your work at a conference through an application for Travel Award

Use resources specially designed for you within the Libraries and study or collaborate at the Graduate Research Center

Explore the resources available at the Graduate Writing Center

Reserve digital equipment available through the TechPoint service desk


Teaching & Pedagogy

Explore the resources at the Academy for Teaching and Learning (ATL)

Complete The Teaching Capstone in Higher Education

Apply for The Ramm Graduate Scholars Program (Doctoral STEM)

Complete the Digital Online Teaching (DOTS Program)

If nominated, apply for the Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor award


Additional Resources

Complete Teacher of Record Training (TORT) if necessary

Complete a departmental teaching course or EDA 6302

Attend Seminars for Excellence in Teaching (SET)

Attend the Foundations for Teaching Workshop

Prepare a teaching philosophy statement

Practice teaching demonstrations for faculty interviews


Career Exploration

Explore the Career Center website

Set up your Handshake account (job postings, appointment scheduling (in person or virtual), events, employer database, resources)


Personal Development

If needed, apply for 6 weeks of Childbirth & Adoption leave (for Graduate Apprentice positions)

Stay committed to your Personal Well-Being while at graduate school

Use the Fitness Center to maintain physical health

Reach out to Health Services for physician and pharmacy services

Apply for Graduate Student Housing to live close to campus

Use Student Life resources especially set up for graduate students


Additional Resources

Explore the resources available on campus for health, academic support, parking, housing, and recreation 


Baylor Graduate School

Baylor Graduate School
Morrison Hall, Suite 200
One Bear Place #97264
Waco, TX 76798-7264

(254) 710-3588

(254) 710-3870