Get your program's step-by-step How to Apply Guide here.

You’ve decided to get a graduate degree so you can fulfill your purpose in a meaningful career. Or, maybe you’re working in your dream job and need more education to grow. But before you can pursue your goals in one of our master’s degree, PhD, or certificate programs, you'll need to apply.

Since our application requirements vary for each program, here's how you can access your program's step-by-step How to Apply Guide:

  • Option 1. Go to the web page for the academic program you're applying to and navigate to the Apply Now section. Answer a few quick questions about where you want to study, or if you're a U.S. or international student. Search for graduate programs here

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  • Option 2. Choose what and where you want to study from the program options on this page. Depending on the program, you might study on the Lesley campus, at a location off campus, online, or in a yearlong teacher residency. Select the U.S. or International student guide for your program.

Business / Management Program

Application requirements and form for our online Master of Science (MS) in Management program

Counseling and Psychology Programs

Application requirements and forms for graduate programs in Clinical Mental Health Counseling or Counseling Psychology

Creative Writing Program

Application requirements and form for all genres of our low-residency MFA in Creative Writing program

Education Master's & License-Only Programs

Application requirements and forms for all education master's degrees (M.Ed. programs) and license-only programs

Education Certificates

Application requirements and forms for our education graduate certificates and Certificates of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS)

Education PhDs

Application requirements and forms for our Educational Studies PhD programs offered in 4 different specializations

Expressive Therapies Programs

Application requirements and forms for our master's degrees and PhD in Expressive Therapies, as well as certificates in Arts in Health, Expressive Therapies, or Expressive Therapies Studies

International Higher Education & Intercultural Relations

Application requirements and form for our on-campus MA in International Higher Education & Intercultural Relations program

Mindfulness Studies Programs

Application requirements and forms for our low-residency master's degree and certificate program in Mindfulness Studies

Photography & Integrated Media

Application requirements and form for our on-campus MFA in Photography & Integrated Media program

Visual Arts

Application requirements and form for our low-residency Visual Arts MFA program

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