Our departments bring the Lynch School mission to life. Through innovative, discipline-leading programs in education, psychology, and other fields, students and faculty conduct groundbreaking studies and improve communities in Greater Boston and around the world.

An undergraduate major in Applied Psychology and Human Development and graduate programs in Counseling Psychology and Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology prepare students to promote purposeful lives and foster positive social change.

Encourage equitable access and development in schools through our master’s and doctoral programs in Educational Administration and Higher Education.

Approaching education with a different lens, our programs integrate mind and body, thinking and feeling, and reflection and action to create meaningful communities of exploration inside and outside the classroom.

Address pressing contemporary issues through master's and doctoral programs, which combine research design, statistical methods, and testing and assessment.

Undergraduate majors in Elementary and Secondary Education and graduate programs in Curriculum and Instruction train inspiring educators who enhance the lives of children and adults.

Ana M. Martínez Alemán
We’re committed to understanding students' interests and career goals and how they’re advancing in and outside the classroom. Our hope is that our students change the world for the public good—that they become professionals who make colleges, universities, and schools more equitable places.
Ana M. Martínez Alemán, Ed.D., Associate Dean of Faculty & Academic Affairs