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Graduate How to Apply Tool
What do you want to study?
Choose from our graduate subjects:
Which Counseling & Psychology program?
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Master of Arts (MA) in Counseling Psychology: School Counseling (48 credits) and Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with no specialization, or with a specialization in Holistic Studies, Trauma Studies, or School & Community Counseling (60 credits), delivered on the Lesley campus

Delivered in a weekend format

Graduate certificates in Professional Development in Counseling & Psychology, and Trauma Studies in Counseling & Psychology, delivered on the Lesley campus

Where do you plan to study Clinical Mental Health Counseling?
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MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (no specialization, one-internship option) offered every few years in Barnstable, MA

Which Expressive Therapies program?
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Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Art, Dance/Movement, Drama, Expressive Arts, or Music Therapy, delivered on the Lesley campus or in a low-residency format

Delivered in a low-residency format

Graduate certificates in Arts in Health or Expressive Therapies Studies; and Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Expressive Therapies

Which Expressive Therapies certificate?
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Delivered on the Lesley campus

Arts in Health or Expressive Therapies Studies delivered on the Lesley campus

Which program?
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Delivered on the Lesley campus

Delivered on the Lesley campus

Which Mindfulness Studies program?
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Are you an international student?
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Which education program?
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What grade level or subject?
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Which Art Education program?
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M.Ed. and license-only programs delivered on the Lesley campus

M.Ed. delivered on the Lesley campus

M.Ed. delivered off campus/remote with a cohort of peers

Which Early Childhood Education program?
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M.Ed. delivered on the Lesley campus, off campus/remote with a cohort of peers, or in a yearlong Teacher Residency at a local school

M.Ed. delivered in a yearlong Teacher Residency at a local school

M.Ed. delivered on the Lesley campus

Where do you plan to study Early Childhood Education, Initial Licensure?
Choose from the program's delivery models:
Which Elementary Education program?
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M.Ed. delivered on the Lesley campus or in a yearlong Teacher Residency at a local school; license-only program delivered on the Lesley campus

M.Ed. delivered in a yearlong Teacher Residency at a local school

M.Ed. delivered online

Where do you plan to study Elementary Education, Initial Licensure?
Choose from the programs' delivery models:

M.Ed. or license-only program

M.Ed. only

Where do you plan to study ESL or TESOL Education?
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M.Ed. in TESOL, ESL, and Bilingual Education; license-only programs in ESL (PreK-6 or 5-12)

M.Ed. in TESOL, ESL, and Bilingual Education; license-only programs in ESL (PreK-6 or 5-12)

Where do you plan to pursue an Individually Designed program?
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Are you an international student?
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Where do you plan to study Middle School or High School Education?
Choose from the programs' delivery models:

M.Ed. and license-only programs

M.Ed. and license-only programs

M.Ed. programs only

Which Reading or Literacy Education program?
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Includes M.Ed. and license-only programs delivered on the Lesley campus or off campus/remote with a cohort of peers

M.Ed. delivered online

Where do you plan to pursue a Reading Specialist program?
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Which Science, Technology, or Math Education program?
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M.Ed. and license-only programs delivered on the Lesley campus or off campus/remote with a cohort of peers

License-only program delivered on the Lesley campus

M.Ed. delivered online

M.Ed. delivered online

Where do you plan to study Digital Literacy & Computer Science?
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Where do you plan to study Special Education?
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Includes all of our M.Ed. and license-only programs in Special Education

Includes M.Ed. programs in Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8 or 5-12), and Severe Disabilities

Includes M.Ed. programs in Moderate Disabilities (PreK-8 or 5-12), and Severe Disabilities

Which PhD specialization in Educational Studies?
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What grade level or subject?
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Graduate certificate delivered off campus/remote with a cohort of peers

Graduate certificate in Innovative Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education delivered on the Lesley campus

Graduate certificates in literacy and the Reading Specialist Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)

Graduate certificates in Mathematics Education or Science in Education, both delivered online

Graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorder: Allies and Advocates delivered online

Which Literacy or Reading Education certificate?
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Delivered on the Lesley campus

Online certificates in Developing Literacy Expertise through Responsive Classroom Teaching; Literacy Coaching and Teacher Leadership; and Literacy for the Classroom Teacher

Which ESL or TESOL Education certificate?
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Delivered in a mix of on-campus and online courses; not available to F-1 international students

Graduate certificate delivered online

Are you an international student?
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