Lesley University is committed to active learning, scholarly research, critical inquiry, and diverse forms of artistic practice through close mentoring relationships among students, faculty, and practitioners in the field. Lesley prepares graduates with the knowledge, skill, understanding, and ethical judgment to be catalysts who shape a more just, humane, and sustainable world. Lesley University offers undergraduate and advanced degrees that prepare individuals to become leaders in education, human services, the arts, environmental studies and a variety of other professional fields. Lesley is a national leader in quality teacher preparation. The University prepares more teachers than any other private institution in Massachusetts and is one of the largest U.S. providers of graduate programs for educators. Lesley has also pioneered programs in many other fields including Expressive Therapies, Integrated Teaching Through the Arts, an undergraduate Art Therapy program, and an Urban Environmental Leadership program to foster sustainability.