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Academics at Wayland
Grounded in the practical liberal arts, guided by a faithful, mentoring faculty, academics at Wayland are a study in excellence. Choose from more than 65 programs of study. Engage in small classes with professors who will know you and mentor you. Apply your learning through internships, research, service learning, and more. This is an outstanding Christian education that will challenge you, support you, and prepare you in every way.
Undergraduate Majors and Specializations
Wayland offers more than 40 majors and specializations, along with more than a dozen pre-professional programs, to fit your academic interests and career aspirations.
Wayland offers 14 master’s programs and one doctoral program in a variety of professional disciplines, ranging from business and education to religion and counseling.
Our pre-professional programs are academic tracks designed to guide and assist students who aspire to enter professional schools after graduating from Wayland.
WBUonline provides a career-focused education to fit your busy life, offering both quality and convenience, whether pursuing degree completion or a graduate program.
Ellen Hedlund, a senior Elementary Education major from New Cuyama, Calif., always knew that teaching was a career option for her.
Conner Rane Carpenter graduated from Wayland in 2016 with a double major in intercultural missions and biology.
Dr. Peter Bowen spent his early years in Waurika, OK and graduated from high school in Memphis, TX.
Bradley Sell graduated from Wayland with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Education and English in 2011 and is the owner/operator of Broadway Brew Coffee Shop in Plainview.
Dr. Jim Todd, a San Antonio native, graduated with a bachelor's degree in applied arts and sciences and a master's degree in education, both from Texas State University. However his path to Wayland was a long and winding one.
Carley Hardage, a senior Exercise and Sports Science major from Plainview, fills her time with more than just classes.
Dr. David Bishop is the son of a pastor and grew up in small towns throughout west Texas and Oklahoma.
Kassie Lane was born and raised in Plainview. She graduated from Plainview High School in 2007 and was able to be a concurrent student at Wayland while attending high school.
Dr. Charles Starnes, a native of Canyon, spent 27 years on submarines in the United States Navy. After retiring from the Navy in 1996 and returning to his hometown, he "quickly became bored."