The mission of the graduate programs of Lynn University

Lynn University provides an intellectually stimulating environment where students gain knowledge and competencies necessary to become global leaders and lifelong learners. Lynn University attracts students from a variety of backgrounds who aim to become leaders in their fields.

Lynn University seeks to enhance the career advancement of working professionals.

The overall mission of Lynn University is to provide its graduates with the knowledge, competencies and skills needed for leadership in the 21st century. In order to achieve these purposes, the curricula of the university’s graduate degree and certificate programs are reviewed on a regular basis to assure the academic quality and relevance of course offerings. The university is committed to individualized student attention and mentoring. Faculty members foster and help learners realize the development of their innate leadership talents and intellectual abilities.

Degrees, programs and certificates


The Graduate Programs at Lynn University offer six types of degrees: the Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Master of Education (M.Ed.), Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.), Master of Science (M.S.), Master of Music (M.M.), and Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.), as well as eight Certificate Programs.

The 37-credit M.B.A. is available with specializations in Aviation Management, Entrepreneurial Management, Financial Valuation and Investment Management, Healthcare Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, International Business Management, Marketing, Media Management, Social Innovation Management (with Amani Institute), Sports Management, and Web Development (with Wyncode Academy). Students may also choose to participate in optional internships.

The two M.Ed. programs include a minimum 40-credit practitioner-oriented degree in Exceptional Student Education and is certified by Florida Department of Education. The program focuses on reading intervention and multi-sensory approaches evidenced based practices while melding pedagogy practice and theory. and a 37-credit Educational Leadership degree which focuses on leadership-related theory, knowledge and clinical experiences in the field, as well as practical application of theory and knowledge along with an Educational Leadership specialization in Training and Development.

The 61-credit Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) is available in Graphic and Web Design and Visual Effects Animation.

The 37-credit Master of Science (M.S.) is available in Criminal Justice and Psychology (with general or Industrial/Organizational Track), both of which are fully online.

There is also a 37-credit Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program that is fully online.

The 37-credit M.S. in Communication and Media offers specializations in Digital Media, Media Studies and Practice, Design Strategies for Web Development (with Wyncode Academy) and Web Design Technology.

There is also a 61-credit Master of Science (M.S.) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

The 37-credit M.M. is available with specializations in performance, instrumental collaborative piano and composition. The M.M. in performance is offered with two variations designed for “pianists” or “strings, winds, brass and percussion.”

A certificate in Digital Media and Web Design Technology is offered through the Eugene M. and Christine E. Lynn College of Communication and Design.

A post-baccalaureate diploma course of study, known as the Professional Performance Certificate, is available through the Conservatory of Music at Lynn University. This two-year program’s primary focus is advanced music performance education.

Graduate certificates in Entrepreneurial Management, Financial Valuation and Investment Management, Healthcare Management, Hospitality Management, Human Resource Management, International Business Management, Marketing Management, and Sports Management are offered through the College of Business and Management.