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By studying at Lesley’s Graduate School of Education, you are doing more than just preparing yourself for a successful teaching career; you are improving students’ chances for success in the classroom. It’s why more teachers earn their degree from Lesley than any other university in New England.

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Improve their chances for success

Earn your master’s degree in education through Lesley’s innovative programs—designed to prepare you to become a teacher and earn your initial teaching license. Our practice-based curriculum will prepare you to make a direct impact on student achievement and to face challenges in the classroom.

Programs of study

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Middle School Education
  • High School Education
  • Special Education
  • Arts in Education
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Instructional Technology

This commitment to practical classroom experience in your program is just one reason why PreK-12 schools in Massachusetts prefer to hire Lesley graduates over alumni of other colleges and universities in the region, according to independent research released by Radius Global Market Research in 2017.

You may pursue your M.Ed. in three ways: at our main campus in Cambridge, MA; through our Teacher Residency programs; or through convenient weekend programs at a variety of locations.

“The skills I learned to become the teacher for this job I gathered from Lesley’s practicum program…”

Ryan Hanlon ‘16, Math Enrichment Teacher, Swampscott Middle School
Distinguished faculty

Learn from leaders

Professors, not graduate students, teach 100% of our classes. Among our faculty, 92% hold the highest degrees in their field of study.


Think beyond campus

Study in the world capital of bold thinking and big ideas; the vibrant intellectual and cultural community of America’s biggest college town.

Individualized attention

Support breeds success

Our faculty put students first. When you come to Lesley, you’ll receive one-on-one support and mentorship from your professors throughout the program.

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