Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts is the only institution in the United States that offers a master's degree in mindfulness as of 2015. The University of Aberdeen in Scotland and the University of Bangor in Wales offer master's degrees in mindfulness.
Lesley University offers a two-year master's program in a low-residency format. Students attend a required eight day residency at the beginning of each academic year. Students can opt to attend classes on campus or remotely via the Internet.
The Universities of Aberdeen and Bangor in the U.K. each offer a Master's of Science in mindfulness. Students take courses part-time in a low-residency format over the course of three to five years. The University of Bangor also offers a Master's of Arts in mindfulness.