Donald E. and Helen L. Ross

College of Education

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Our program is vibrant and ever-changing. Our professors stay current and relevant, sharing information they embed into their daily practices and instruction.

Kathleen Weigel, dean, College of Education

Message from the dean

The Donald E. and Helen L. Ross College of Education merges theory and practice, giving individualized attention to our students at all levels—bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral—to ensure they have the skills necessary to be successful.

We’re small by design and customize our instruction so that every student gets his or her own educational plan.

Our program is vibrant and ever-changing. Our professors stay current and relevant, sharing information they embed into their daily practices and instruction.

Once our students graduate, they hit the ground running because they can immediately put into practice everything they’ve learned, whether they’re leading an organization or teaching in a classroom.

Learn more about the Ross College of Education, where our students walk out with a degree and into jobs they’ve been dreaming about their whole lives. 

Kathleen Weigel
Dean

Become an outstanding teacher, a leader in education and an informed and compassionate educator at the Donald E. and Helen L. Ross College of Education. Prepare yourself for frequent field study as early as your first semester on campus, and if you’re a student in the doctoral program, you’ll have the opportunity to publish your work while earning your doctorate. 

At Lynn, you won’t leave with just a degree—you’ll have gained a broad network of industry-expert professionals, too. 

Choose a degree

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Early Childhood Education

Get a solid foundation in early childhood development, study the aspects of early life and gain the knowledge necessary to teach children from birth through age three.

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Educational Leadership

Hone the skills you’ve developed as an undergraduate by studying advanced topics, in leadership, human resources and curriculum planning.

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Elementary Education Grades K-6

Take notes from our highly acclaimed curriculum and faculty, design attention-grabbing lessons, and develop your teaching style on site in the classroom.

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Exceptional Student Education

Learn classroom behavioral management, work with leaders in the field of exceptional student education and enhance the skills you developed as an undergraduate.

“Everybody in our cohort was a future education leader who’s stepping up to a different role. By creating this e-book, we each can say, ‘I created this book in my doctoral program. Why don’t I do something like this for my school or my district?’"

Jerome Vickers, educational leadership major​​
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Get more from your doctorate

Download an e-book produced by a cohort of doctoral students, which will provide pertinent information necessary to complete a meaningful dissertation in practice.

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