Cooperation, Connection, and Commitment to the Common Good

At the Lynch School, we 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.

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Application Form

Applicants to master's, doctoral, and certificate programs, as well as those interested in individual coursework as a non-degree student can apply through the link below. The Office of Graduate Admission and Financial Aid in the Lynch School deeply values the contributions made by a diverse community of scholars. Learn more about Boston College's notice of nondiscrimination.

Program Offerings & Application Requirements

Select a program below to learn more and view program-specific application requirements.

  • Education Minors
    • TELL Teaching English Language Learners Certificate
    • Minor in Middle School Mathematics Teaching
    • Leadership in Higher Education & Community Settings
    • Concentration in Special Education 
    • Educational Theatre
    • Applied Psychology and Human Development Minor
    • Secondary Education Minor
    • Inclusive Education Minor

Interested in taking a course before applying to a program?

Admission for non-degree students is rolling. We do encourage applications to be submitted as soon as possible prior to the first day of the semester. As a non-degree applicant you are not required to pay the $75 application fee. However applicants will need to submit an official, sealed transcript from their undergraduate institution.

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