As a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), Wayland Baptist University participates in the program. CCCU's offers students an opportunity to experience the real world and share their faith in either an international or national environment. The Culture Shaping program focuses on participating in the American Studies Program, Contemporary Music Center, Washington Journalism Center, and the Los Angeles Film Studies Center. The Culture Crossing program has an international focus with China Studies Program, Latin American Studies, Middle East Studies, the Scholars' Semester in Oxford, Russian Studies, Oxford Summer, Australia Studies Centre, and Uganda Studies.

Credit is available for participation in these programs. Students interested in participating in should contact the registrars office for more information. Federal financial aid is available for students doing study-abroad programs and should contact the Financial Aid office for more information.