Lynn University

Introduction

Mission and vision

Mission

The mission of Lynn University today is the same mission that has defined the institution through its first 50 years and that will continue to define it in the future.

Our mission is to provide the education, support and environment that enable individual students to realize their full potential and to prepare for success in the world.

Vision

Lynn’s vision is to be recognized as one of the most innovative, international and individualized small universities in America. Lynn University will capitalize on its youth, location and close student and faculty bonds to become a forerunner institution, a different kind of learning center, an independent, innovative 21st century university that is unusually devoted to preparing young persons for America’s and the world’s future. To do so, Lynn will:

  1. Remain relatively small, with approximately 2,400 undergraduate and 600 graduate students, and 500 or more adults enrolled annually in continuing education courses and institutes. A multi‐faceted, coeducational, primarily residential university with a small‐college atmosphere.
  2. Admit a wide array of diverse students, from those with learning differences to the gifted, and those from many countries of the world and states across the nation.
  3. Be grounded in the liberal arts but contain a collection of colleges oriented toward emerging professional opportunities, each of which feature superior teaching, applied learning and international focus and experiences.
  4. Contain a hallmark student development program that discerns each student’s strengths, shortcomings and special needs and works to develop his or her full capabilities.

Why Lynn?

Location
Just three miles from the beach, and minutes from Palm Beach, Fort Lauderdale and Miami

Majors
Our career-focused majors let you build your résumé before you graduate.

Size
At Lynn, we'll know you by your name, not your number.

Cost and aid
Helping you make your most important investment

This school offers programs in:
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Programs

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Bachelor of Arts Communication and Media

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

Earning a degree in communication and media is one of the fastest ways to develop your professional career in communication.
And at Lynn, you’ll study in a multicultural environment, with nearly 20% of your peers from other countries…so you won’t just learn—you’ll become more globally aware, too. [+]

Earning a degree in communication and media is one of the fastest ways to develop your professional career in communication. And at Lynn, you’ll study in a multicultural environment, with nearly 20% of your peers from other countries…so you won’t just learn—you’ll become more globally aware, too. While you earn your degree, you’ll delve into theories of communication that will teach you how to communicate effectively to diverse audiences through a variety of media platforms. You will utilize various communication technologies and pursue a future-focused curriculum that expands beyond current technology. You’ll learn to recognize trends in communication and media—a skill that is invaluable in today’s competitive market. Most of all, you’ll acquire communication skills that will allow you to better interact with others on both a personal and professional level, honing your power of persuasion and leadership abilities. Of course, all of your studies will take place in state-of-the-art learning centers, allowing you to practice what you’re learning using the newest social and mobile media technologies. Curriculum At Lynn, your course schedule combines core curriculum and degree-specific classes right from the start—meaning you can start studying the subjects that interest you as early as your first year. Take specific courses such as: COM 108: Media Literacy Discover fundamentals in the operation of contemporary and developing media, the role of advertising, emerging technology and the evolutionary nature of media. Discuss how communicators impact the spread of information and how media consumers interpret content. COM 341: Persuasion and Propaganda Explore the... [-]

Bachelor of Arts Criminal Justice

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

Whether you’re new to the field of criminal justice or are already a seasoned veteran, our criminal justice degree program will provide you with the education and theoretical knowledge you’ll need to take your career to a new level. [+]

Whether you’re new to the field of criminal justice or are already a seasoned veteran, our criminal justice degree program will provide you with the education and theoretical knowledge you’ll need to take your career to a new level. Starting with the basics, our Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice program will ensure that you understand the fundamentals in crime, ethics and justice. You’ll gain a broad yet specialized understanding of the field by exploring related topics in psychology and political studies. And once you’ve mastered those principles, our program continues to provide you with a deep knowledge of the U.S. criminal justice system and its role within the global picture. You’ll have plenty of hands-on opportunities, too. Assignments are field-based, so you can combine theoretical knowledge with practical experience. And you’ll spend class time discussing, debating and networking with system professionals. You’ll follow current criminal cases and investigations, and you’ll analyze the criminal justice system in order to develop your own opinions of the field. After all of the personalized attention and great networking opportunities you’ll have at Lynn, you’ll graduate with all of the tools you need to become a specialist in your field. Curriculum The curriculum at Lynn gets a lot of attention for being innovative and future-focused. Instead of taking prerequisite classes for your entire first year, you can start studying the subjects that interest you right away, including: PSY 100: Human Behavior Learn about the way human beings function as individuals, within groups and as... [-]

Bachelor of Arts Liberal Arts

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

The B.A. in Liberal Arts program can help you earn a college degree that is both convenient and relevant. [+]

The B.A. in Liberal Arts program can help you earn a college degree that is both convenient and relevant. As you work on your liberal arts degree, you’ll gain an array of skills—such as critical thinking and creative problem-solving—that you can use immediately in your professional life. You’ll enhance your technological ability with a university-provided iPad mini, which will also provide significant cost-savings on textbooks and study materials. Plus, this program is specially designed to help you complete the undergraduate degree you started years ago. With typical core requirements like college-level math, English composition and computer applications, it’s easy to transfer in any previously-earned college credits you may have. Even your more specialized courses can count towards the B.A. in Liberal Arts. Curriculum The liberal arts curriculum will provide you with knowledge of various topics, spanning from computer sciences to arts and letters. Upper-level requirements will provide you with a more developed skill set in intercultural communication, entrepreneurship and social psychology. Specific courses for this program include: POL 100: Geopolitical Affairs This introduction to human, cultural and political geography demonstrates the worldwide effects of various challenges. You’ll explore the relationships between people, culture and place as they deal with realities from poverty and population booms to environmental sustainability and food security. BUS 210: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Gain practical tools to assess today’s economy and business climate for opportunities to invest, launch and manage a successful entrepreneurial business enterprise that also aligns with your own talents, strengths and passions. PSY 360:... [-]

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Bachelor of Science Aviation Management

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

By earning your Bachelor's in Aviation Management at Lynn University, you gain unrestricted access to the Morgan D. Burton School of Aeronautics.
Take courses in aircrew training, ground personnel and air industry management, and earn the licenses and ratings you’ll need to excel in the aerospace industry. [+]

By earning your Bachelor's in Aviation Management at Lynn University, you gain unrestricted access to the Morgan D. Burton School of Aeronautics. Take courses in aircrew training, ground personnel and air industry management, and earn the licenses and ratings you’ll need to excel in the aerospace industry. At Lynn, you’ll learn by doing. You’ll use simulators in class, or actually get in the cockpit and take our aircraft for a spin. Plus, you can take an internship in the field that interests you. By the time you complete your bachelor’s program, you’ll have gained a valuable degree with plenty of real world experience to back it up. Curriculum As an aviation management major, your courses will relate to both the air industry and the fundamentals of business management. A wealth of aviation electives can provide hands-on learning opportunities through both live and simulated aircrew and flight training. Specific aeronautics courses include: AVM 102: Aviation History A survey of the entire spectrum of aviation—its evolution from balloons to supersonic transports and space travel, its contemporary situation and problems, as well as its potential. AVM 347: Aviation Operations Management An analysis of contemporary management techniques within the three pillars of the aviation industry: airlines, airports and fixed base operations. AVM 431: Global Aviation Regulations and Law A study of the evolution of aviation regulation from a global perspectives, including sections of current Federal Aviation Regulations, International Civil Aviation Organization regulations and various conventions and agreements by which air transportation is governed. AVM... [-]

Bachelor of Science Business Administration

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

Earning a bachelor's in business administration is one of the fastest ways to develop your professional career.
And at Lynn, you’ll study in an incredibly multicultural environment, with nearly 20% of your peers from other countries—so you won’t just learn, you’ll become more globally aware, too. [+]

Earning a bachelor's in business administration is one of the fastest ways to develop your professional career. And at Lynn, you’ll study in an incredibly multicultural environment, with nearly 20% of your peers from other countries—so you won’t just learn, you’ll become more globally aware, too. While you earn your degree, you’ll be reacquainted with all of the aspects of maintaining a business—from marketing to finances. You’ll become an expert in all things managerial—from human resource management to E-business operations. Evening classes are offered in short 8-week terms, with classes held on campus Monday through Friday. Curriculum You’ll learn all aspects of business administration while studying at Lynn. Your courses will feature topics in financial reporting, decision making, economics, strategy, project management and computer applications. Courses specific to the online bachelor’s in business administration degree program include: BUS 210: Entrepreneurship and Innovation Learn to assess today’s economy and business climate for opportunities to invent, launch and manage a successful entrepreneurial business enterprise that aligns with your unique talents, strengths and passions. BUS 255: Fundamentals of E-Business Explore how today’s advanced technologies impact business systems and processes, with discussions on connectivity within and outside of the organization. In addition, learn about auditing procedures, risks, ethics, privacy, and legal and security concerns. BUS 311: Financial Management Discover theories, practices, procedures and problems involved in modern corporate financial management. Learn how to analyze and make financial management decisions with special attention to capital budgeting, working capital management and the analysis of corporate equity... [-]

Bachelor of Science Psychology

Campus or Online Full time September 2018 USA Boca Raton

As you're working towards your Bachelor's in Psychology from Lynn, you can participate alongside faculty in their research. You can have your work published in academic journals. You can travel around the country to speak at regional and national conferences. [+]

As you're working towards your Bachelor's in Psychology from Lynn, you can participate alongside faculty in their research. You can have your work published in academic journals. You can travel around the country to speak at regional and national conferences. You can become an expert in your field. These opportunities are the kinds of things usually reserved for graduate students—but at Lynn, you can do it all while earning your Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Starting with the basics, you’ll grasp the foundational concepts of psychology and the art of counseling. You’ll apply theoretical knowledge in every class, and you’ll work with psychologists and agencies within the community to get a full understanding of the field. Our psychology degree will equip you with the writing, research, communication and quantitative skills you’ll need to enter any field of psychology. Curriculum The curriculum at Lynn gets a lot of attention for being innovative and future-focused. Instead of taking prerequisite classes for your entire first year, you can start studying the subjects that interest you right away. And as a psychology major you’ll research a range of topics, with specific courses including: PSY 250: Developmental Psychology Explore human development from birth to old age through the study of developmental processes and theories spanning physical, cognitive, social, psychological, linguistic and moral development. Learn how development continues throughout your life, and how these processes affect human behavior. PSY 260: Personality Theory Investigate the major theories surrounding the composition and determinants of human personality. Cover theories... [-]