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Continuing your education at the graduate level is an investment of time and resources. You want to make sure to find the best program for your professional goals.

That’s where a graduate admissions counselor can help.

At Lesley, you can pursue teacher education, counseling, the arts, and mindfulness, among other fields. You’ll find more than 65 master’s degree, PhD, and certificate programs taught on campus in Cambridge, in a residency format, or at locations off campus. We have another 15+ online programs.

As you navigate your wide range of choices, feel free to reach out and ask us anything at all.

Have questions about your graduate application, deadlines, and program start times? We can help with those questions, too.

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Barbara Selmo, Assistant Vice President of Graduate Admissions

Barbara Selmo oversees our dedicated team of graduate admissions counselors and staff.

“Lesley University is deeply connected to the practice of teaching, to education as it happens in the classroom, in the studio, on the playground, in the health care facility. It is a place that acknowledges its history but is not afraid to create new narratives.”

Email Barbara: bselmo@lesley.edu

Call or Text Barbara: 857.663.7040

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Alyssa Baker, Senior Associate Director

Area of focus at Lesley: MFA in Photography & Integrated Media and MFA in Visual Arts programs; MFA in Creative Writing; Graduate teacher education programs, including Integrated Teaching through the Arts, Art Education and Community Arts; Specialist Teacher of Reading and TESOL, ESL and Bilingual Education.

"I became interested in Lesley because of its community of true change makers comprised of engaged, innovative, and dedicated faculty and students. Studying and working within disciplines that are unapologetically human, students experience a connection to this University and its mission and values that goes beyond their time here."

Email Alyssa: abaker18@lesley.edu

Call or Text Alyssa: 617.826.5899

Schedule a time to connect with Alyssa

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Stephanie Correia, Senior Assistant Director

Area of focus at Lesley: Graduate teacher education programs; One-Year Collaborative Internship Program (Teacher Residencies); Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Middle School,High School Education, and Digital Literacy and Computer Science; Instructional Technology Specialist – License Only

“Lesley focuses on making the world a better place by training teachers and counselors to be some of the most well-respected professionals in their fields.”

Email Stephanie: scorreia@lesley.edu

Call or Text Stephanie: 857.663.7058

Schedule a time to connect with Stephanie

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Ricardo Valentin, Senior Assistant Director

Area of focus at Lesley: Expressive Therapies Master’s program (last names M-Z); Master's in International Higher Education.

"Lesley fosters creativity, thought and passion. It is a place where students, faculty and administrators alike can be themselves. For me, I have continually seen the alignment of my personal values coincide with those of Lesley University. The work this community has done, is doing, and will continue to do for people of color in particular, is work that will impact much more than the local community."

Email Ricardo: rvalent4@lesley.edu

Call or Text Ricardo: 617.644.4856

Schedule a time to connect with Ricardo

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Robin Laskey, Senior Associate Director

Area of focus at Lesley: Expressive Therapies Master’s program (last names A-L); PhD in Expressive Therapies; Graduate Certificates and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Expressive Therapies Studies; Master of Social Work (MSW).

“I have always been impressed by Lesley’s unique academic program offerings, strong reputation for providing training to educators and counselors, and commitment to the arts, social justice, and community service.”

Email Robin: rlaskey@lesley.edu

Call or Text Robin: 857.663.0959

Schedule a time to connect with Robin

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Debbie Mosher, Regional Director

Area of focus at Lesley: All Education Online M.Ed. and Certificate programs; Graduate teacher education programs including Individually Designed for Educators, Individually Designed Special Education program; Master of Education (M.Ed.) program in Special Education; PhD programs in Educational Studies

“I have been at Lesley University for more than 10 years, and what has kept me here is the school community. I really enjoy the people I work with and love helping students find what they want to do with their lives.”

Email Debbie: dmosher@lesley.edu

Call or Text Debbie: 857.663.7039

Schedule a time to connect with Debbie

Graduate Admissions Counselor Audrey Owens

Audrey Owens, Assistant Director

Area of focus at Lesley: Counseling & Psychology programs; Programs in Mindfulness Studies

"Lesley University is where education meets real-world impact. As a university, Lesley is committed not only to its students, but also to the communities that those students will positively affect with their Lesley education. Lesley values all learners, giving each student the tools they need to be successful educators, clinicians, and alumni of the University. Emphasizing personal and intellectual growth, civic engagement, and experiential learning, Lesley is in pursuit of a better tomorrow, and I am proud to be a part of this community!"

Email Audrey: aowens16@lesley.edu

Call or Text Audrey: 857.663.0960

Schedule a time to connect with Audrey

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