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Certificates 19 Programs

Graduate Certificate Programs

On Campus
On Campus
Through our certificate program, discover how to integrate the healing power of creative expression into the care of patients in hospitals, health centers, nursing homes, and other settings. You’ll develop a range of skills that open new possibilities in healthcare, education, human services, social work, counseling, and more.
Off Campus
Off Campus
Get advanced training in infusing the curriculum with the arts. Explore music, drama, poetry, visual arts, and more to create strategies for teaching and learning.
Prepare to support and advocate for children with ASD. Explore research and issues, challenges of the criminal justice system, transition to adulthood, and how to focus on individual strengths. Learn to be an ally for people with disabilities.
Develop skills in K-8 reading, writing, word study/phonics, and more. Learn responsive and differentiated teaching approaches to create a supportive learning environment. Take courses that include guided reading, texts, and reading and writing workshops.
On Campus
On Campus
Explore the principles and practices of art, dance/movement, drama, music therapy, and more. Discover how these disciplines, known as expressive therapies, can be integrated into clinical work and build on your current professional practice.
In this 12-credit program, you'll learn how to develop Reggio Emilia-inspired communities of engaged PreK-2 learners in a wide range of settings.
On Campus
On Campus
Explore the principles of intercultural communication and apply these skills to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion. Discover how these tools can build on your current professional practice in fields of education, business, nonprofits, faith communities, healthcare, and government and non-governmental organizations.
This graduate certificate program is designed for literacy coaches, teacher leaders, or administrators who want to gain expertise in literacy coaching, shared leadership, and developing a culture of professional learning within a school or across a district.
Expand skills in K-8 content literacy, teaching writing, literature, linguistics, and applying learning across diverse populations. Learn to use technology to support writers, and take an elective in either TESOL or culturally responsive teaching.
Online
Online
Learn to deliver complex mathematics content, and gain strategies to engage your students as they develop math skills. Study number theory, algebra, geometry, data analysis, calculus, and more, and choose an elective that further boosts your skills.
Low Residency
Low Residency
Join a community of students and faculty who will support and guide you toward integrating mindfulness principles into your profession. Our program is especially useful for health and wellness professionals, social workers, counselors, educators, and those who wish to develop a practice of mindfulness and to share these practices with students, clients, and colleagues.
Expand your counseling psychology expertise. Start by creating a personalized 12-credit program of study with Lesley’s expert faculty advisors.
Online
Online
This hands-on program focuses on how to deliver grades 1-8 science content for effective learning. Coursework includes physical science and STEM, along with electives in relevant areas such as mechanics, life science, robotics, engineering, and more.
For licensed teachers, this certificate will expand your skills in teaching English language learners. Learn practical strategies, theory, linguistic development, and culturally responsive teaching. Program aligns with national standards.
Build your expertise in psychosocial trauma work and bring new knowledge to your current practice. This 12-credit graduate certificate program provides an overview of trauma theory and practice in relation to specific client populations and topics.

Graduate Certificate or Endorsement Programs

Develop deep understanding of the unique languages, cultures, and identities of linguistically diverse student populations. Learn best practices for teaching emergent bilingual learners in this 15-credit program leading to endorsement in Massachusetts.

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study Programs

On Campus
On Campus
Designed for professionals, this 36-credit certificate program will help you expand your current skill set, pursue leading-edge research, and enhance your understanding of counseling psychology theory and practice.
On Campus
On Campus
If you have an advanced degree in expressive arts therapy or a related field, and wish to gain in-depth training in the principles and practices of different modalities (art, dance, music, and psychodrama), this certificate program is for you.
On Campus
On Campus
Grow your literacy skills and qualify for a reading specialist license. Designed for PreK–12 educators with a master’s degree and teaching license, this program prepares you for higher-level positions in curriculum, staff training, or supervision.