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Masters 11 Programs

Master of Arts

Develop the understanding, social justice perspective, and clinical expertise needed to become a creative and effective mental health counselor. Gain eligibility for your counseling license by completing 700-1,300 hours of field experience.
On-Campus
Low Residency
On-Campus
Low Residency
Promote healing through drawing, painting, sculpting, and other media. Learn theoretical and practical approaches to help people gain self-awareness and understanding. Become engaged with individuals, families, and communities to foster well-being.
On-Campus
Low Residency
On-Campus
Low Residency
Learn to use dance and movement to enhance communication and relationships and foster mental and physical wellness in clients. As a dance/movement therapist and mental health counselor, explore how dance can yield fresh insights and facilitate the healing process.
On-Campus
Low Residency
On-Campus
Low Residency
Facilitate change through improvisation and performance. As a licensed mental health counselor, use experiential techniques to help others become spontaneous and flexible in their relationships. Practice in schools, clinics, and community centers.
On-Campus
Low Residency
On-Campus
Low Residency
Learn from pioneers in the field as you train to become a licensed mental health counselor, whose practice integrates multiple areas of expression, including art, dance/movement, drama, and music. Choose from our on-campus or low-residency options.
Starting from the basis of the whole person—mind, body, and spirit—learn a multidimensional approach to counseling that addresses people’s mental, physical, and emotional needs. Complete 1,300 field-training hours, qualifying you for licensure.
On-Campus
Low Residency
On-Campus
Low Residency
Engage others in music making as a means to wellness. Use musical performance to instill confidence and collaboration. Prepare for careers in diverse settings, including at-risk youth, underserved communities, and clinical and educational centers.
Guide those in pain toward health and healing. With 1,300 hours of specialized field training, you’ll develop the mental health counseling expertise needed to address traumatic experiences, especially in the case of young and vulnerable populations.

Master of Education

Online
Online
Deepen your understanding of literacy, and learn innovative ways to incorporate reading and writing to help all students communicate effectively. Coursework includes topics like content literacy, literature, assessment, struggling learners, and more.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Gain the business skills you need to think strategically, identify challenges, offer creative solutions, and lead others. Build your resume with work experience in some of the best places to work in Greater Boston—a hub for tech start-ups.

Master of Social Work (MSW)

On-Campus
On-Campus
Lesley’s Master of Social Work (MSW) is a distinctive program with a mission of emphasizing social justice, promoting client well-being, and serving and supporting a diverse range of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities.