2015-2016 Undergraduate Academic Catalog


Lesley University is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.(NEASC).  3 Burlington Woods Drive, Suite 100, Burlington, MA 01803-4514 Phone: 781-425-7700

Programs leading to educator licensure are approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Interstate Certification Compact (ICC).

The Graduate School of Education is affiliated with the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), and the National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Interstate Agreement.

Lesley University’s Professional Development Master's Degree program, which is designed to strengthen the knowledge, skills and professional capacities of educators already in the classroom through integration of theory and reflective practice, is accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC).

Within the Graduate School of Arts and Social Sciences, the Division of Counseling and Psychology offers school guidance counseling and school adjustment counseling Master's degree programs approved by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (leading to Initial licensure) and the M.A. in Counseling Psychology programs are accredited by the Master's in Psychology Accreditation Council (MPAC). The Division of Expressive Therapies is accredited by the American Art Therapy Association (AATA.), the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA), and the American Dance Therapy Association (ADTA).

Lesley University is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III.

The College of Art and Design is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).