Baylor School of Education

Graduate Programs

Graduate programs in Baylor School of Education offer academic challenge in a Christian environment, preparing leaders for research careers or professional roles in education, administration, quantitative methods, and related areas. The balance of theory, research, and practice develops highly qualified and adaptable professionals.

School of Education Graduate Programs

PhD in Curriculum & Teaching
PhD
Curriculum & Teaching
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Prepares university-based leaders to conduct research, prepare teachers, and educate other professionals within the field of education. Residential, 71 semester hours, requires successful completion and defense of a dissertation. (Residential)
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PhD in Educational Psychology
PhD
Educational Psychology
Department of Educational Psychology
Equips leaders for successful careers in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Gifted-and-Talented Education, or Quantitative Studies (students choose), with supplemental work in supporting areas. Residential, 65 hours, plus 9 hours of dissertation.
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PhD in Higher Education Studies & Leadership
PhD
Higher Education Studies & Leadership
Department of Educational Leadership
Prepares higher-education leaders through research, challenging coursework, and an apprenticeship covering all of tuition plus a stipend. Residential, 72 hours of coursework, including a 3-hour research internship and 9 hours for the dissertation.
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PhD in School Psychology
PhD
School Psychology
Department of Educational Psychology
Prepares health-service providers to apply scientific and data-based decision making in schools or other settings to support children and youth. 101-hour course sequence, outstanding clinical experiences, research opportunities, licensure preparation
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EdD in K-12 Educational Leadership
EdD
K-12 Educational Leadership
Department of Educational Leadership
Program for aspiring leaders of schools, districts, or educational agencies with focus on complex problem solving. Cohort model, weekend schedule for working professionals, 65 hours include clinical and dissertation, includes superintendent certification preparation
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EdD Online in Learning and Organizational Change
EdD Online
Learning & Organizational Change
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Students apply principles of teaching and learning toward managing the dynamics of organizational change. 61 hours, part or full time, live online weekly classes, two on-campus “immersions” during the three-year program, problem-of-practice dissertation
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Eds Dallas
EdS-Dallas
School Psychology
Department of Educational Psychology
Graduates with the Education Specialist Degree are prepared to meet the learning, behavior, and mental-health needs of children in school settings using evidence-based assessment and interventions. Hybrid format, 60 hours, field-based training, yearlong internship, NASP approved
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EdS Waco
EdS-Waco
School Psychology
Department of Educational Psychology
Graduates with the Education Specialist Degree are prepared to meet the learning, behavior, and mental-health needs of children in school settings using evidence-based assessment and interventions. Hybrid format, 60 hours, field-based training, yearlong internship, NASP approved
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MAT
MAT
MA in Teaching
Baylor School of Education
Offers initial teacher certification through curriculum based on Baylor’s national award-winning teacher-education model. Baylor undergrads may pursue as joint degree. Residential, 36 hours, faculty-guided clinical experiences, variety of teaching fields
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MA in Education
MA
Education
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Develops scholarly understanding of educational thought and practice. Residential, 33 hours, thesis, 12-hour minor in a cognate area, competitive graduate assistantships available
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MA in Educational Psychology
MA
Educational Psychology
Department of Educational Psychology
Research-focused program as a step toward PHD graduate study in educational psychology or related field, offering specializations in BCBA certification, GT, or general educational psychology. Residential, 30 hours of coursework, plus thesis
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MA in School Leadership
MA
School Leadership
Department of Educational Leadership
Offers two tracks: one for Texas principal certification and one for independent schools. Online plus on-campus immersions for working educators. Coursework completed in a year, with capstone to follow. 30 hours, including capstone
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MA/MSEd/MDiv
MA/MSEd/MDiv
Joint Degree with Seminary
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Joint degree with Truett Seminary, combining faculties and resources of two schools. Perfect for those seeking careers in congregations, private schools, or other faith-based organizations. Separate application to both schools. Residential, 33-36 hours in education plus MDiv
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MSEd in Education
MSEd
Education
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
Program can be full-time or part-time (for working educators) and is designed to improve educational practice. Residential, 36 semester hours, including a 15-hour specialization
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MSEd in Educational Psychology
MSEd
Educational Psychology
Department of Educational Psychology
Program with three specialization options: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), Gifted & Talented Education or General Educational Psychology. Residential, 36 hours, typically completed in 15-18 months
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MSEd Higher Education & Student Affairs
MSEd
Higher Education & Student Affairs
Department of Educational Leadership
Only program in US to combine student development, administrative theory, and faith at a national research university. Residential, full-time, 42 hours of coursework, 22 months, includes apprenticeship
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MSEd in Sport Management
MSEd
Sport Management
Department of Educational Leadership
Program provides excellent career preparation through sport-focused coursework including ethics, governance, marketing, management, finance, and fundraising offering an extensive alumni network. Includes fieldwork. Residential, 30 hours coursework + 6 hours fieldwork.
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