Graduate

Special Ops: Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF)

This program employs a culturally responsive and strengths-based framework to build relationships and effectively engage and empower SMVF to find effective solutions to the specific issues they face.

Special Ops: Service Members, Veterans, and Their Families (SMVF) Certificate

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Online


Admission Deadline
Degrees Offered

C.A.G.S
C.G.S


School

School of Graduate Studies



Department

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies


Frank DeAngelis

Special Ops: Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF) 2021

I can wholeheartedly say that Assumption’s the most Veteran friendly institution I’ve ever attended.

This program has taught me about SMVF culture and the unique obstacles that they face. What I have learned has helped me to become more adept at understanding Veterans, and has given me the necessary skills to diagnose, treat, and interact with this population.

SHINING THEIR LIGHT

Frank DeAngelis

Special Ops: Service Members, Veterans, and their Families (SMVF) 2021

I can wholeheartedly say that Assumption’s the most Veteran friendly institution I’ve ever attended.

This program has taught me about SMVF culture and the unique obstacles that they face. What I have learned has helped me to become more adept at understanding Veterans, and has given me the necessary skills to diagnose, treat, and interact with this population.

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Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
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508-767-7365 Admissions House - Room 205

Nicholas J. Cioe, Ph.D.

Associate Professor , Director of Rehabilitation Counseling, Coordinator of SMVF Program
508-767-7063 Kennedy Building - Room 107c

Alexandria Buono

Administrative Assistant for Graduate Programs
508-767-7390 Kennedy Hall - Room 123

SMVF Program

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Graduate Admission Events and Ways to Connect With Us

We invite you to learn more about our graduate programs - either through a visit to campus, attending an information session or by scheduling a phone or virtual conversation with an admissions team member or one of our program directors.

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Admissions Requirements

Prerequisites:

  • B.A. or B.S. for admission in the Special Ops: SMVF Program Certificate of Graduate Study (C.G.S.)
  • M.A. or M.S. for admission in the Special Ops: SMVF Program Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (C.A.G.S.)

Application Requirements:

  • Completed Application Dated & Signed
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcript(s)
  • Personal Statement
  • Current Resume
  • TOEFL or IELTS for applicants whose native language is not English

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