EDUCATION CAREER PATH

Get to Know Deborah Lynch, Ph.D.

Dr. Deborah Lynch is an assistant professor for several of the College of Education's graduate studies programs.
Dr. Lynch, a former educational leader, has been with CSU in a teaching capacity since 2011. To her, a student’s preparation for leadership roles encompasses more than the curriculum within the classroom, but also field experience.

About the Educational Leadership Program

The Educational Leadership Program and all graduate degree programs housed within the College of Education strive to balance theory with practice. That balance is achieved by offering appropriate clinical and hands-on experiences, as well as the highest caliber of academic programs at the master’s and doctoral degree level.

Careers in Education

Master’s’ degree programs prepare candidates for careers such as:

  • Principal, assistant principal
  • Middle-level college administrator
  • Curriculum director, department head
  • Special education teacher
  • Adult educator

The career paths in education are vast. Be aware that some concentrations may require additional education or even certification. If any of these options peak your interest, you can click the button below to fill out our simple form.

Excellent Alumni

Roderika Ballard

Roderika is a former Golden Apple scholar that graduated from Chicago State University in 2012. The former SGA (Student Government Association) president completed her tenure as a student teacher at Thornridge High School during her senior year. Roderika is currently a full-time teacher at Cesar E. Chavez Multicultural Academic Center.