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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

Program Tracks Available

Online


Admission Deadline

Summer: May 1


Degrees Offered

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


School

School of Graduate Studies


Department

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies

Program Contact

Susan M. Cahill

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

Nicholas Cioe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Rehab Counseling, Director of Rehabilitation Counseling, Coordinator of SMVF Program, Director of Transition Specialist
508-767-7063 Kennedy Building - Room 107c

Alexandria Buono

Administrative Assistant for Graduate Programs
508-767-7390 Kennedy Hall - Room 123
Oct 1 Fri

Graduate Admissions Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our 12 premier graduate programs as well as the admissions at Assumption by participating in our webinar. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions staff throughout the webinar.

Oct. 1, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual
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Oct 27 Wed

Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our 12 premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webinar.

Oct. 27, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
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SMVF Events

Oct 1 Fri

Graduate Admissions Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our 12 premier graduate programs as well as the admissions at Assumption by participating in our webinar. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions staff throughout the webinar.

Oct. 1, 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual
Register Now
Oct 27 Wed

Graduate Admissions and Financial Aid Virtual Information Session

We invite you to learn more about our 12 premier graduate programs as well as the admissions and financial aid process at Assumption by participating in our webinar. You will have the opportunity to chat with admissions and financial aid staff throughout the webinar.

Oct. 27, 2021
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Virtual
Register Now

SMVF Program

Faculty

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 attende

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 attende

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.

Graduate Visit Opportunities

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

Graduate Visit Opportunities

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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Honoring Those Who Served, Not Just on Veterans Day

In recognition of the selfless sacrifices made by many – including alumni – Assumption University remembered and recognized Veterans through its second annual Veterans Day Observance Ceremony as well as marked its commitment to its student veterans with the formal announcement of a number of new programs for student-veterans including the ribbon cutting of a new Veterans’ Lounge, a new academic program and services to help student-veterans.

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Veterans at Assumption

Assumption University recognizes that servicemen and women have demonstrated great courage and made tremendous sacrifices in service to our nation and its people. The University has introduced a number of programs and services to assist veterans during the application process and while veterans are attending Assumption. Some of these services include an application fee waiver and a lounge designated only for our veteran students. Assumption University is committed to attaining and maintaining recognition as a Military Friendly institution.  We strive to eliminate barriers to success for our Service Members, Veterans, and their qualified dependents.

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