Choose from 5 nationally acclaimed undergraduate education programs, and prepare to join the 55,000 Lesley graduates who are revolutionizing education.
Imagine a future where your work makes an impact on your students, their families, their communities, and the world they shape.
As a teacher, you'll instill learners with the curiosity, creativity, and compassion needed for a lifetime of success. Join forces with Lesley's education experts, whose years of real-world classroom experience will prepare you to take on this rewarding challenge.
Student teacher Maria Bonfiglio ’14 finds ways to engage her first graders and encourage their curiosity, as she tries on the role of classroom teacher.
No matter which education major you choose, you'll learn how to take a creative, collaborative, and inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning.
You'll discover cutting-edge tactics for integrating STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) concepts into your lesson plans. You'll use classroom technology to make content and ideas accessible and understandable for those with learning challenges. And you'll gain techniques for working with students from different cultures who may be learning English for the first time.
In addition to these 21st-century teaching strategies, you'll also become a content guru by choosing a second major from the liberal arts. Each of our liberal arts majors is tailored to meet the needs of future teachers like you.
At Lesley, we guide you through each step necessary to graduate as a licensed teacher, including gaining real-world classroom experience. Located in Massachusetts, home to the top-ranked school systems in the United States, our strong connections to school districts and powerful alumni network mean more teaching experiences (and job leads) for you.
Lesley University is committed to remaining one of the most affordable private universities in New England. We offer a range of financial aid opportunities for education majors, including a $2,000 merit scholarship.
Students who qualify for our Urban Scholarship Initiative are eligible to receive a 50% tuition discount. And if you decide to pursue a dual bachelor's and master's degree program, you could save up to 73% on graduate tuition and earn up to 12 free credits toward your graduate degree.
"I learned how to effectively teach others,how to be a professional, and how to succeed."
- Patrick Grondin ’14, math teacher
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Massachusetts is home to the nation's highest performing schools. As a Lesley student, you'll have unprecedented access to some of the most coveted student-teaching experiences in the U.S.
Transition seamlessly into our Graduate School of Education, whose nationally recognized programs set the standard for creativity and innovation in education.