Online Programs

The Lynch School of Education and Human Development experience is defined by the principles of collaboration, cooperation, and commitment to holistic education. The online experience is no different. These three principles inform a robust set of learning tools that aid faculty, student, and administrator to support one another actively. Our online master’s programs were created for those who share our determination to build a more just world.

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Educational Leadership & Policy, M.Ed.
<h3><strong>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS </strong></h3> <ul> <li>Draw on social-justice values and leadership strategies to boldly improve equitable opportunities for traditionally marginalized students.</li> <li>Non-Licensure tracks in Educational Policy Development and Social Justice Leadership.</li> <li>Licensure track leading to school principal licensure.</li> </ul> <p> </p>
<p>Assume a leadership role in educational systems serving students, families, and communities.</p>
Educational Leadership
School Principal Researcher Dean of Students Superintendent School Vice Principal
Educational Policy Development Certificate
<h3><strong>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS&nbsp;</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Learn how policies shape the cultural norms and day-to-day practices at both a micro level and a macro level.&nbsp;</li> <li>Program utilizes a lens of social justice and equity as a basis throughout the curriculum.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Develop the skills to use policy creatively and effectively to advance organizational goals and educational change.&nbsp;</p>
Global Perspectives: Teaching, Curriculum, and Learning Environments M.Ed.
<h3><strong>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS&nbsp;</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Students explore educational viewpoints across a wide range of cultures and countries.</li> <li>Conduct action research to address problems encountered in your educational setting.</li> <li>Opportunities to hear worldwide guest speakers provide insights on global education trends.</li> </ul>
<p>Learn to apply global perspectives to benefit students in a variety of educational settings, including international schools.</p>
Teachers Principals Program Directors Action Researchers School Administrators
Higher Education, Executive Ed.D.
<p><strong>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS </strong></p> <ul> <li>Online program with yearly week-long summer residencies, allowing candidates to maintain their career while working towards a doctorate.</li> <li>Catholic Higher Education concentration available. </li> <li>Program culminates in a practice-based capstone project.</li> </ul>
<p>Develop the skills, mindsets, and technical knowledge to match the changing pace of higher education in this program designed for experienced professionals. </p>
Higher Education
Dean of Students Vice President for Enrollment Chief Diversity Officer Director of Global Initiatives Vice President of Advancement
International Higher Education Certificate
<h3><b>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS&nbsp;</b></h3> <ul> <li>Offered through their renowned Center for International Higher Education.</li> <li>A field experience guarantees an individualized research experience for each student.</li> </ul>
<p>Deepen your understanding of global higher education models and critical issues impacting higher education around the world.</p>
International Higher Education, M.A.
<h3><strong>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS&nbsp;</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Choose from two tracks:&nbsp;<ul> <li>Scholar Practitioner Track: This track is for those seeking professional careers and includes a field experience placement.&nbsp;</li> <li>Research Intensive Track: This track is for those interested in research careers or doctoral study and includes a master's thesis.&nbsp;</li> </ul> </li> <li>Program is housed in BC's renowned Center for International Higher Education.&nbsp;</li> </ul>
<p>Explore comparative perspectives and use high quality research as a key tool to understand the major trends affecting the fast-growing field of global higher education.</p>
Study Abroad Advisor Director of University Partnerships International Student Advisor Research Assistant Adjunct Faculty
Jesuit Education in a Global World, M.Ed.
<h3><b>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS&nbsp;</b></h3> <ul> <li>Apply Jesuit teaching and curricular practices that improve life opportunities for students in diverse global contexts. &nbsp;</li> <li>Engage in action research to solve a problem of practice.&nbsp;</li> <li>This program is affiliated with Boston College's Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Utilize an Ignatian and international lens to best meet the needs of global and diverse students.</p>
Social Justice Leadership Certificate
<h3><b>PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS&nbsp;</b></h3> <ul> <li>Students develop and enact their own theory of change to apply in practice.</li> <li>Our <em>Reflection on Leadership</em> course prepares students for values based school leadership where a respect for diversity is cultivated throughout their organization.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
<p>Boldly advance equity in schools and enact a systemic response to confront the barriers students face.&nbsp;</p>