The graduate programs at Lynn University focus on career and professional development, application of knowledge bases, clarification and development of professional and personal values, and the enhancement of intellectual and professional skills. As such, the graduate programs reflect increasing levels of complexity, requiring students to analyze, examine, question, synthesize and conduct research; to think creatively and problem solve; to develop appropriate communication and information technology skills; and to engage in active, collaborative and individual learning activities.

The graduate programs are organized within several colleges or are interdisciplinary. Each college is headed by a dean and has a program coordinator. The various graduate units cooperatively seek students whose maturity, academic ability, motivation and discipline qualify them for admission into the graduate programs of Lynn University.

Admission to a graduate program is based on submission of all required documents, including an application. Each graduate discipline requires specific skills and documents depending upon the focus of the program. Undergraduate prerequisites are required for the M.B.A. program; accounting, statistics, macro, microeconomics, and Excel. The Office of Admission or the graduate departments will guide applicants in meeting the requirements for individual graduate degrees ( Also, students should consult the departmental listings in this catalog.

It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that all required application materials are forwarded to the Office of Admission in a timely manner. If required, test scores must be received directly from the testing organization. All graduate applicants must submit undergraduate and graduate transcripts of all academic course work attempted. Transcripts must be official and sent directly from the issuing institution. Letters of recommendation will only be accepted if they are written by a supervisor or professor.

Application Procedures

Applicants should submit the following:

  • Completed application form. (
  • Current résumé.
  • Official transcripts from all institutions of higher learning.
  • One letter of recommendation from an employer or professor.
  • Personal statement.
  • $45 non-refundable application fee. In addition to the requirements above, doctoral candidates must submit a second letter of recommendation and complete a personal interview.