Students can explore other countries and cultures
while completing graduation requirements.
At the Lynch School, acclaimed scholar-practitioners use their experience improving communities to provide a world-class education that extends beyond the classroom. Practical experiences complement our highly ranked programs’ rigorous, relevant coursework—an approach that focuses on educating the whole person and developing reflective leaders who enhance the human condition.
In the classroom and in the field, through internships, practicums, research opportunities, and innovative programs, Lynch School students acquire the knowledge and skills needed to transform lives and strengthen communities.
The Lynch School employs a holistic approach to student formation: We educate our students as whole people—as intellectual, emotional, moral, social, and spiritual individuals—so they can help others flourish and lead lives of purpose.
The work graduate student Mark Soo has done alongside cooperating teacher Chris Carucci at Dedham High School has been a critical in his development as a classroom teacher. He calls the practicum a critical part of his training through the Teacher Education, Special Education, and Curriculum and Instruction Department.
Mental Health Counseling graduate student Felipe Riguera works with Dr. Noelle Roop to serve teenagers at Charelstown High School. Through a partnership with Boston College, three Boston Public Schools are able to provide services for students in their native language, as well as meet the physical, mental, and learning challenges. Felipe said the academic rigor and focus on social justice set the Counseling, Developmental & Educational Psychology Department apart.