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Baylor School of Education is committed to producing graduates who have impact in the educational fields that they choose to serve. Check HERE to see some of our award-winning alumni leaders.

Teacher Education Program:

Baylor’s field-based undergraduate teacher-education program produces graduates who become leaders in education, whether in classroom teaching or administrative roles.

TEA Pass Rate:

100% of School of Education graduates have passed the Texas certification exams in

  • 2013-14
  • 2014-15
  • 2015-16

Prior to that, pass rates were 99 % in recent history.

Award-winning student teachers:

For two years in a row (2016 & 2017), a School of Education graduate has received the Texas Student Teacher of the Year Award:

  • Rachel Vaughn, BSEd ’17 — story and video
  • Stephanie Wright, BSEd ’16, MSEd ’17 — story
Award-winning field program:

The partnership between Baylor School of Education and Midway ISD won a national award, the 2017 “Exemplary Professional Development School Achievement Award” from the National Association for Professional Development Schools (NAPDS)

Employment for BSEd graduates:

The School of Education tracked teacher-education students who graduated in May or August 2017 and found that, by the end of August, 97.5 percent were employed or enrolled in graduate school. The other 2.5 percent chose to travel abroad, inspired by their participation in the SOE study-abroad program.

2017 placement chart

100% teaching job placement rate for:

  • BSEd Special Education program
  • GT undergraduate dual certificate program

Graduate Education:

Baylor Graduate School’s annual evaluation of the scholarly production of graduate students has consistently found that School of Education programs are highly productive.

Educational Psychology doctoral students consistently rank No. 1 in the University for the number of annual student publications per capita and ranked No. 3 for the highest Academic Analytics rankings for 2014.

School Psychology: For the past 10 years, 100% of Baylor's school psychology program graduates have passed the Praxis School Psychology national exam, which is a requirement for licensure/certification in all states. In addition, 100% of the school psychology students have successfully acquired a paid full-time internship.

ABA Program: Graduate of the Applied Behavior Analysis programs have a 100% job placement rate within a month of graduate.

HESA Program: Our master’s in Higher Education & Student Affairs placed 100% of our students who graduated in May 2016. The HESA program also received a record number of applications.

Award-Winning Graduate Students:

More information about the School of Education's programs can be found on the Texas Education Association website:

TEA Information