Academics

Undergraduate Programs

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A Baldwin Wallace education melds a liberal arts core curriculum with the rigor and focus of our more than 80 programs of study. Whatever your calling, you'll graduate with the diverse and practical skill set to impress the nation's top employers and graduate programs.

For working adults, a number of programs can be completed entirely through evening, online and hybrid courses.

Majors

Dual-Degree 3/2 Programs

* Pre-professional majors and pathways require a licensure to practice in the professional field that is not acquired during or at the end of a BW education. Often students in these programs must continue with post-graduate or apprenticeship work to qualify for the professional licensure.

† This major is currently open to first-year students only. Starting fall 2018, this major will be open to transfer students as well. Transfer students enrolling prior to fall 2018 will have the opportunity to apply to this program after they enroll at BW in an alternative major.

Arts & Performance

We pair artistic excellence with real-world experience. Our alumni are attending prestigious graduate programs and applying their artistic talent to fulfilling careers in nearly every field.  

Business & Economics

Well-respected in the business community, BW prepares you for career success. You’ll network with top professionals in your field and gain real-world, resume-building experience starting your first semester.

Communications & Media

Creating and interpreting effective communication are in-demand skills in nearly every field. The study of communication and media offers career versatility in today's information-based society.

Computing & Technology

Logic and problem solving are at the core of the lucrative computing and technology fields. Our curricula pairs theoretical study with real-world applications -- ensuring that you graduate career ready.

Global, Government & Historical Studies

The ability to approach issues within an international and historical context is a highly valued skill in a variety of fields. Set yourself apart in an increasingly global world.

Language, Literature & Culture

Intellectually stimulating and intrinsically rewarding, the study of language, literature and culture offers diverse career opportunities and excellent preparation for graduate school.

Medical & Health Professions

Health care is the largest industry in the United States. Located in a nationally recognized hub for the health care industry, BW offers exceptional experiential learning opportunities that prepare you for this dynamic industry.

Music

Student-centered. Nationally acclaimed. The undergraduate-only BW Conservatory of Music provides extraordinary opportunities to perform, compose, conduct, teach and excel as a citizen artist.

Natural Sciences

With strong academics and exceptional research opportunities, our natural science programs prepare you for graduate school and immediate employment in a range of science-related careers.

Public & Social Services

Transform a passion for service into a meaningful career in the government, private, non-profit and social service fields.

Sport & Exercise Sciences

Located in a nationally recognized hub for the health care and sports industries, BW offers exceptional clinical and internship opportunities. You’ll graduate with the skills to excel in your field and the agility for your subsequent career moves.

Teaching & Education

Baldwin Wallace University is recognized for preparing educators who excel — with expertise in teaching and learning, administration and college leadership.

The academic organization of Baldwin Wallace, headed up by the Provost, is structured to meet the needs of students enrolled in wide-ranging programs of undergraduate and graduate study. Our 90-plus undergraduate and graduate majors and programs, including advanced degree programs in business, education and health sciences, are organized into eight schools:

Deans and associate deans help provide leadership for each of the Schools and the Conservatory.

To meet the need for continuing education, BW also offers a professional development program. Busy adults are served through evening undergraduate courses, as well as online, evening and weekend graduate options.