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Lesley University

Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences

Cambridge, MA

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Lesley University

Overview

Lesley University / Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences is located in Cambridge, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies Integrative holistic health
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies Peace and conflict transformation
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies Women's studies
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies Individualized studies
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies Trauma sensitive assessment, intervention, and consultation
Master of Arts (MA) Interdisciplinary studies Mindfulness studies
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling School and community counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling Holistic counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Clinical mental health counseling Trauma studies
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Intercultural relations
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling psychology School counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Counseling psychology Professional counseling
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Expressive therapies
Master of Arts (MA) Intercultural relations
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Expressive therapies
Master of Arts (MA) Expressive therapies Clinical mental health counseling
Master of Arts (MA) Expressive therapies Dance
Master of Arts (MA) Expressive therapies Music
Master of Arts (MA) Expressive therapies Art
Master of Arts (MA) Expressive therapies Expressive therapies
Master of Arts (MA) Urban environmental leadership
Master of Arts (MA) Independent study
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Counseling psychology
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS) Independent studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 475
Doctoral Degrees 11
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MAT (counseling psychology)
Internship, practicum, thesis (for expressive therapies)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE or MAT
Thesis Required
Arts apprenticeship, field placement
Other Advanced Degrees Thesis Required
Internship (for counseling psychology, expressive therapies)

Admissions

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MAT (counseling psychology)
Master's Degree Requirements Interview, writing samples, art portfolio
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE or MAT
Doctoral Degree Requirements Interview, master's degree
Additional Entrance Requirements Interview, master's degree

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

934
Total Graduate Students
4%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.14%
Black or African American 5.35%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.54%
Asian 1.71%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.46%
Unknown 12.42%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

150
Total faculty
Full-time - 35
Part-time - 115
Male (35)
Female (115)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Psychotherapy and culture; psychotherapy and psychological trauma; women's issues in art, teaching and psychotherapy; community-based art, psycho-spiritual inquiry
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 29 Everett Street
Cambridge, MA  02138-2790
United States
Contact Dr. Catherine Koverola
Dean
Email: koverola@lesley.edu
Phone: 617-349-8317
Fax: 617-349-8366

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