Lesley University and the Art Institute of Boston offer non-credit options, professional development programs, undergraduate and graduate level courses, plus AIB's acclaimed summer pre-college program.
Course schedules vary from weekdays, nights, and weekends, and online to one-day seminars, two-week residencies, individually structured learning, and trips of various lengths.
Undergraduate Courses: Art, Design, and Art History
Undergraduate Courses: Liberal Arts and Professional StudiesJump-start a major. Explore a new career path. Pick up a course or two to lighten your load next term. Graduate Courses: Art and Design Graduate Courses: Arts and Social SciencesExplore courses in counseling psychology, expressive therapies, intercultural relations, and interdisciplinary studies.
Graduate Courses: EducationExplore courses in arts in education, educational technology, teaching and learning, special education, and reading recovery.
Pre-College Courses for High School StudentsWe offer college courses for high school students in the areas of artistry, technology, and professions in the visual arts. Students can earn one college credit after successfully completing most courses. Workshops for Art EducatorsWorkshops are offered each year in July or August in an intensive week-long format—in Boston, MA and Bar Harbor, ME. Art Educators are awarded 67.5 Professional Development Points (PDPs) at the successful completion of these intensive studio experiences.
All Degrees and Programs
Bachelor's Degree Completion
Continuing Education and Professional Development
Study Abroad Programs