Protect your courage

We understand that to solve the toughest challenges facing the world, we must equip the next generation with the necessary tools, network, mindset and courage to unleash a lifetime of impact.

Lynn+ Watson Institute is an academic collaboration that is focused on training the next generation of innovators, leaders and social entrepreneurs.

The program allows students to learn in a close-knit group that together have the grit, idealism and drive to leave the world better than they found it. Highlights include:

  • Mentorships by industry leaders and entrepreneurs
  • A platform to develop, design, and implement impact-driven projects and ventures
  • Training in social impact and entrepreneurship from practitioners
  • Participation in challenges and workshops led by thought leaders

Complete your application and secure your spot.

Watson Institute at Lynn University

You can earn your B.S. in social entrepreneurship in as little as three years. The program is comprised of Lynn's innovative Dialogues curriculum, business courses created by the College of Business and Management, and social impact courses inspired by the Watson Institute.

Step 1: Find your passion

Whether you want to launch a social venture, implement a mission-oriented project or work in an impact-driven organization, you will gain the real-world skills and experience to unleash a lifetime of impact.

Step 2: Apply

Submit your application for admission to Lynn University. Then, complete the Watson application for admission to the social entrepreneurship program. See the full application process.

Questions? Contact the Watson Institute at Lynn University by phone at +1 561-237-7936, by email at, or in the Snyder Idea Lab.

Step 3: Interview

We want to know about you and your idea for social change. What motivates you? Who has influenced you? If you are a finalist, you'll participate in an interview process to show your passion for change.

Social Impact Lab
Leverage the power of business for good
Gain social impact training, take part in experiential learning opportunities and network with industry professionals.