Earn a Master's degree that will help you integrate the practice of mindfulness into your professional practice and personal life.
The Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a specialization in Mindfulness Studies will provide you with a strong foundation in the history, theory, and practice of mindfulness so that you may integrate mindfulness into your professional practice and personal life.
Mindfulness in the workplaceThe Master of Arts program is especially suitable for health and wellness professionals, social workers, and counselors who wish to develop their own practice of mindfulness and share these practices with clients and colleagues.
Low-residency formatThis 36-credit, two-year program is offered in a low-residency format, in which students start each year with an 8-day residency on Lesley’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During the residency you’ll take classes, meet with faculty members, conduct research, and network with peers. Between residencies you’ll continue your studies in your home community and communicate regularly with faculty and peers via email, phone, and online tools.
Associate Professor, Director of the Division of Interdisciplinary Inquiry
Nancy Waring, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies
MA in Interdisciplinary Studies
M.Ed. in Interdisciplinary Studies
MA in Mindfulness Studies
MA in Interdisciplinary Studies: Peace and Conflict Studies
Interdisciplinary Studies: Lesley in Guyana
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View presentations, the keynote address, and a plenary discussion from the 2013 Mindfulness in Education Conference: Foundation for Teaching and Learning.