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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.
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."
Dr. Eric Ash, a 30 year veteran of the United States Air Force, grew up in Gunnison, CO. One of his jobs during this time was President and Commandant of the Community College of the Air Force. It was there that Dr. Ash met Dr. Elane Seebo, Wayland's Vice President for External Campuses.
Dr. Scott Franklin graduated from Canadian High School in 1994 and later graduated from Wayland in 1998 with a double major in Religion and Mathematics. He later attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a Masters in Mathematics in 2000 and a Ph.D. in Mathematics in 2005.
Mayra Herrera-Gonzales is a senior Molecular Biology major from Plainview, TX. Since her sophomore year she's been conducting research that focuses on addictive behaviors.
Major Consuelo Benavides is a senior Justice Administration major from Beeville, TX. She is currently taking online classes and working at the Beeville correctional facility training new cadets and hopes to become a TDCJ director and influence legislation a policy.
Jackson Harbison, a junior Business major from Shallowater, almost didn't become a fourth generation Pioneer.
Peter Jackson Jr. is a senior majoring in Management and minoring in Justice Administration originally from Washington D.C.