A Culture of Collaboration and Accomplishment

Cooperation, connection, and commitment to the common good define the Lynch School experience. We promote mutual support among students and faculty while working toward a more just world—and each Lynch School community member’s success serves as inspiration and cause for celebration.

We also cultivate a culture in which students strive to meet the challenges of a rigorous education while thriving academically, socially, and emotionally. Our world-renowned faculty provide one-on-one mentoring, offer career guidance, and supervise significant research projects. 

Together, we advance the research, practice, and policy that promote equity, inclusion, and social justice. Lynch School graduates go on to have meaningful careers in all areas of education, as well as in the fields of business, government, and technology. 


among the nation's graduate schools of education

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Students choose from three majors and more than a dozen minors and interdisciplinary programs in areas such as American Heritages, Perspectives on Spanish America, and Management.

Undergraduate Programs


Our four departments house 15 master’s programs that cover every stage of development and many aspects of counseling, leadership, education, and statistics.


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Master's Programs


The Lynch School’s six doctoral programs feature collaboration with faculty leaders on major studies, interventions, conferences, and other research initiatives.


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Doctoral Programs

Professional & Continuing Education

We offer certificate and specialization programs designed to help students and professionals advance their careers—including in fields such as Human Rights and International Justice, Positive Youth Development, and Early Childhood Leadership.

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Professional & Continuing

Student Voices

Our four departments attract students from a variety of backgrounds and with a range of aspirations. Here are some of their stories.


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