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Graduate Education Electives

Take graduate level elective courses to continue your education

Further your education, enhance your teaching skills, and receive professional development to make you the best teacher and school leader you can be by enrolling in graduate education elective courses!

By enrolling in these elective courses, students at Southwest Baptist University earn Grad Plus hours or continuing education credits.

Courses Offered

A variety of Graduate Education elective courses are offered each term. These electives cover an expanse of topics from current trends in education to diversity to working with marginalized or minority groups. By exploring the full length of our course offerings, we’re confident that you’ll find coursework that interests you and will help you serve your students or school better. Some of our recent elective courses offered include:

  • Teaching Diverse Learners
  • Working with At-Risk Students
  • Issues and Trends in Education
  • How to Enrich Student Reading
  • Special Ed in the Gen Ed Classroom
  • Trauma in the Classroom
  • Standards-Based Integrated Curriculum, Learning and Teaching

Download the current Graduate Education course schedule.

How to Enroll

Students wanting to enroll in elective courses can email

If you have questions about the program, please call (417) 328-1710.

Course Format

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Graduate education courses are offered in a variety of formats — online, hybrid, and face-to-face.