School of Education
Baylor School of Education prepares leaders for a changing world, offering degrees at every level for a range of careers focused on education, leadership, and human development. Known for a distinctive blend of theory and clinical experiences, the School’s programs have earned national recognition for exemplary preparation of research scholars, educational leaders, innovators, and clinicians.
The School of Education’s nationally recognized program of teacher preparation uses a model of deep clinical training, coupled with expert faculty guidance, that prepares educators to impact the world.
A robust graduate program offers master’s, specialist, and doctoral degrees for aspiring educators, clinicians, K-12 and higher education leaders, sports administrators, and researchers and faculty members.
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction prepares professional educators for transformative leadership in research-based teaching practice and student learning.
The Department of Educational Leadership prepares exemplary leaders and researchers, offering programs in K-12 and higher education leadership and sport management and an undergraduate program in leadership.
Through academic programs and associated research centers and clinics, the Department of Educational Psychology prepares leaders for high-quality research and training in areas including exceptionalities, learning and development, school psychology, and quantitative methods.
Baylor University’s award-winning Doctor of Education in Learning and Organizational Change (EdD) online program empowers experienced professionals and industry leaders to shape the learning experience in any setting.
Centers & Outreach
The Baylor Center for Developmental Disabilities invests in research, training, outreach, and clinical services that promote the flourishing of people with disabilities, their families, and communities.
Baylor’s Center for School Leadership strives to be the most effective leadership catalyst for educators worldwide and to empower educators to live a life of justice, kindness, and humility as they equip students to flourish.
The Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development is committed to transforming potential into excellence through innovative educational opportunities, research, and outreach.
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Gaga for Gaga Ball, a fundraising project launched by Dr. Mar Magnusen, associate professor of Sport Management, and the students taking his Athletic Fundraising and Development course at Baylor, aims to provide two gaga ball pits to Crestview Elementary School in Waco ISD.
Debbie Chou, B.S.Ed. ’23, is the fifth Baylor student teacher in recent years to be named the state’s Clinical Teacher of the Year.
Dr. Annmarie Crum, a December 2022 graduate of the EdD Learning and Organizational Change online program at Baylor University, was awarded Baylor’s Outstanding Dissertation Award for her work exploring inequities in STEM education.
Dr. Alicia Briancon, EdD ’23, instructor at College of Southern Nevada (CSN), a community college in Clark County, Nevada, received the Outstanding Research Paper Award for the Southeastern Universities Graduate Research Symposium (SUGRS).