M.Ed. On Campus

Community Arts - Arts, Community, and Education

Lesley University

12 months
35100 USD/year
35100 USD/year
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In this action-based Master of Community Arts - Arts, Community, and Education program at Lesley University, you will get an interdisciplinary foundation in arts-based community work, grant writing, arts administration, networking, fundraising, and other components that will enable you to effect change through art. 


Community Arts - Arts, Community, and Education at Lesley University is a growing field. Studies show that the arts can boost the economy and provide vital connections among groups and neighborhoods. In this action-oriented program, you'll develop the skills and knowledge to turn possibilities into reality.

Learning outcomes

Here, you’ll get practical, applicable skills. Learn grant writing, fundraising, networking, advocacy, and arts administration. Explore how to plan and evaluate programs and initiatives. Use artistic collaborations to form alliances. Facilitate social transformation through the arts.

Core required courses include arts in community, research, how to turn ideas into action, and exploration of using the arts to enhance learning. You'll also do an internship in a community organization. And by choosing one of five specializations (arts in health; integrated arts; multicultural education; theater studies; or visual art), you’ll take courses that pursue in-depth knowledge in one area. Finish your program fully equipped to use the power of the arts for social good.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educator Inquiry: Seminar and Thesis Project
  • Internship and Seminar in Community Arts
  • Arts-Based Research
  • Arts and Healing
  • Principles and Practices of Expressive Arts Therapy

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Foreign Academic Credentials Evaluation
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • English Language Proficiency
  • Written Personal Statement
  • Current Résumé
  • Submit your portfolio
  • Interview

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35100 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    35100 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35100 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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