Lynch students – we have you covered!
The Boston College Career Center serves all Lynch students, throughout your career development process, whether you need assistance reflecting on your skills and interests; exploring career options and opportunities; preparing to apply to jobs or internships; or connecting with alumni and employers.
Our mission is to empower students to reflect on their talents and experiences, explore their career options and achieve their career goals. We enable students to take ownership of their career decisions and lead meaningful professional lives.
Applied Psychology & Human Development - for CSOM students. Minor introduces students to areas: counseling, training, personnel assessment and other work environments including business and social work.
Foundation in Education - (Class 2018 & beyond) for MCAS, CSOM and CSON students. It introduces students to the field of education.
Inclusive Education - for MCAS and CSOM students. It introduces students to the world of disabilities and special education, emphasizing practice.
Leadership in Higher Education and Community Settings - for MCAS, CSOM and CSON students who are interested in college student development and in the applications of psychology to work settings in institutions of higher education, in local and international non-government organizations and/or community-based programs.
Secondary Education for MCAS students with majors in English, Math, History, Sciences, French, Hispanic Studies, Latin and Classical Humanities. The minor prepares stidents to teach his/her subject area at the high school level.
Visit the Lynch School or inquire in Campion Hall 104.
Eligible Boston College undergraduate students may apply to transfer into the Lynch School of Education. Students must:
Students are welcome to make an appointment with Associate Dean Julia Devoy, Campion 118 or Jill Pickener, Campion 104, at any time during the year. Students who are interested in studying abroad, should make an appointment with Maureen Raymond.
The Lynch School requires that all students enrolling in a teacher certification major, complete a second major or interdisciplinary major. Students declaring Secondary Education must declare a specific major from the College of Arts and Sciences as their second major. Students declaring Applied Psycholgy & Human Development as a primary major, must either declare a six course minor from any College of Arts and Sciences department, from CSOM – Organizational Studies-Human Resources Minor, or they may declare a second major or interdisciplinary major.
Interested students are invited to submit the following Lynch School Internal Transfer Application (PDF) to Campion 104.
In addition, all students must submit, with their application, a 250 word essay explaining why he/she wants to be a teacher or a human service provider. This essay must be completed using some word processing software.
Applications will be reviewed and students will be notified of acceptance or denial at the end of the semester via email. An academic advisor will be assigned and the student should make an appointment with him/her to review his/her program of study each semester.
Students are reminded that APSY1030 and APSY1031 are Education core requirements.
APSY1030, Child Growth and Development, fulfills the education core and the social science core. APSY031, Family, School and Society, fulfills the education core, the social science core and the cultural diversity core.