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Academic Partnerships

  • Partner College Opportunities

Articulation Agreements Assumption University has developed agreements with universities that enable Assumption students to receive undergraduate course credits and/or go on to highly regarded graduate programs. These agreements offer our students numerous opportunities for guaranteed admission and/or accelerated degrees or intensive study. Please scroll down for more information on several of the academic partnerships for Assumption students. 

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Accelerated BA/MBA Dual Degree Program

  • Accelerated Master's
  • Dual Degree

Investing in your future by pursuing an MBA is a smart choice. At Assumption, we have designed accelerated MBA programs with three tracks (Management, Healthcare Management, and CPA) to enable students to save time and money on their graduate degree. Seamlessly transition from your undergraduate program into your full-time graduate program, while you are still in the academic mindset. Fourteen months later, be ready to enter the workforce a strong candidate with real-world experience under your belt.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.B.A.

Accelerated BA/Rehabilitation Counseling M.A. Dual Degree Program

  • Accelerated Master's
  • Dual Degree

Rehabilitation counselors empower individuals with disabilities to achieve their life goals by assisting them to identify their strengths, build on their assets, enhance their abilities, and effectively adapt to the environments in which they function. Complete your BA and MA in only five years with this accelerated program as your are prepared to begin transforming the lives of others sooner.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.A.

Accounting

  • Accelerated Master's
  • Major
  • Minor

Acquire the skills necessary for employment in accounting and the knowledge to sit for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) exams. Your studies will be complemented by coursework in the liberal arts and such topics as business law, management, and marketing.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.B.A.

Applied Behavior Analysis

  • Minor

Applied behavior analysis (ABA) is the application of principles of learning and behavior used to solve socially significant problems (to influence changes in behavior that are meaningful to individuals and those around them). The Minor in ABA provides an introduction to behavior-analytic theory and methods for assessment and intervention; it complements coursework in the Education, Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies, and Psychology majors.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Applied Behavior Analysis Dual Degree Program

  • Dual Degree

Dual Degree students will benefit from: (1) Participating in a peer mentoring program with ABA graduate students that will begin in the sophomore year, (2) Being part of a cohort that gets together for events each year (such as meet-and-greet, end of year lunch, etc.), (3) Being assigned the ABA program director as your undergraduate faculty advisor, and (4) Having opportunities to sit in on a graduate class and meet with ABA graduate students.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.A.

Art History

  • Minor

When you study art history you will learn to understand and enjoy works of art, and to reflect on their relationship to the societies that produce them. You will pursue your studies in the context of a broad-based liberal arts education that develops your critical thinking and communication skills. A minor in Art History provides students with a lively introduction to the discipline that can be applied in a variety of professional positions from museum work to publishing to landscape architecture.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

BA in Education/MA in Special Education Dual Degree Program

  • Dual Degree

Does the idea of unlocking every student’s potential for learning excite you? Are you passionate about advocating for students with special needs and creating a supportive classroom environment where all children can thrive? The Master of Arts program prepares students for a career as a teacher of students with mild to moderate disabilities, starting with the Massachusetts Initial and Professional Licensure exam for Teacher of Students with mild to moderate disabilities (Pre-K-8; 5-12).

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.A.

Biology

  • Major
  • Minor

Biology is the study of life. Whether you want to use your biology degree to study viruses or ecosystems, you gain extensive hands-on laboratory experience. You will have strong support from and easy access to innovative science facilities and faculty, who make classroom-based concepts meaningful and help develop your technical research skills.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Biotechnology and Molecular Biology

  • Major

Biotechnology uses genetics, biochemistry, cellular biology and other sciences to study living systems.  As a biotechnology major, dedicated faculty will encourage you to acquire a balanced foundation in biology, as well as an introduction to the theory and methods of biotechnology and molecular biology. Massachusetts has become home to a high population of industry-leading biotech companies, many of whom you may have the opportunity to work with as a student or as a professional.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.S.

Chemistry

  • Major
  • Minor

Chemistry studies the structure and fundamental principles of matter. At Assumption, students who declare a chemistry major learn about organic, inorganic, physical, analytical chemistry and biochemistry and gain an understanding of the ways in which they interact. While studying chemistry, you will gain extensive laboratory experience and develop a high degree of proficiency in the practical aspects of experimentation, instrumentation, and discovery. 

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Clinical Counseling Psychology Dual Degree Program

  • Dual Degree

The Clinical Counseling Psychology program is designed to prepare graduates to meet the educational requirements for licensure as a Mental Health Counselor in Massachusetts and most other states. As a student in the program, you will have the opportunity to learn from psychologists, mental health counselors, and social workers who have vast experience with a wide range of clinical populations and community agencies.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.A.

Communication and Media

  • Major

Communications majors once felt limited to creative writing, journalism, publishing, and public relations, which continue to provide jobs today. But now, virtually all non-profits, political groups, large corporations, small businesses, sports teams, government agencies, and many others need to put across their messages using more than one form of media. Learning how to master the arts of critical thinking, writing, production, and the use of emerging technologies as an Assumption Communication and Media major will prepare you to be an effective and successful communicator no matter how the world changes.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Communication Sciences and Disorders (Concentration)

For students interested in pursuing graduate studies in the fields of speech-language pathology or audiology, the department of human services and rehabilitation studies offers a concentration in communication sciences and disorders. In accordance with American Speech, Language and Hearing Association (ASHA) standards, the program builds on Assumption’s strong liberal arts foundation with courses specifically focused on human communication, social and behavioral sciences, mathematics, as well as biological and physical sciences.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Community Service-Learning

  • Minor

Through CSL classes, students experience a unique opportunity to participate in and learn about the complexity of the social, economic, political, and cultural world and to think in original ways about the substantive problems in society. CSL courses are offered in a variety of disciplines and integrate course materials with experiential learning in a community setting as students seek to gain a greater understanding of societal issues.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Computer Science

  • Major
  • Minor

Computer science majors and minors develop their programming skills, knowledge of computer hardware and software, and an appreciation for the social and ethical implications of technology. Assumption’s engaging professors and challenging curriculum provide students with a number of opportunities to explore this rapidly evolving field.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Core Texts & Enduring Questions

  • Minor

The Core Texts & Enduring Questions Program (CTEQ) is a unique program at Assumption University. Specifically designed for those students seeking an intense and integrated liberal arts education as they simultaneously pursue a specialized major, the CTEQ minor brings faculty and students together to study great works of human thought not simply to learn something about them and their authors, but, more importantly, to learn something vital and enduring about ourselves as human beings.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Criminology

  • Major
  • Minor

Major in criminology at Assumption and you'll gain a broad and deep understanding of why some acts are against the law and others are not, why people commit crime, how crime impacts victims and society, and how the criminal justice system operates —from the time of arrest by the police, through formal processing by the courts, and extending to sanctioning (incarceration and supervision) and reentry. The criminology degree at Assumption emphasizes personal, hands-on experience and independent research.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

CTEQ Pre-College Program

Sponsored by Assumption University's Core Texts & Enduring Questions Program Each summer, high school students from across New England and around the country join Assumption University professors for a competitive pre-college program that introduces rising high school seniors to undergraduate studies in the liberal arts. Participating students gain firsthand experience of studying the humanities in a college setting during this week long residential program. Our Pre-College Program gives high school students the opportunity to study great works of philosophy, literature, art, political science, and theology with nationally known faculty—as they simultaneously meet new friends and experience what collegiate academic life is like.  

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Cybersecurity

  • Major
  • Minor

The Assumption University Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity offers a technology-based education, using methods in computing and information science, engineering, social science and technology management that also foster innovation and entrepreneurship in the digital information economy. The faculty, drawn from different areas of expertise in cybersecurity, will engage students in finding solutions to emerging global cyber threats.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.S.

Economics

  • Major
  • Minor

At Assumption, the pathways offered through the study of economics are as diverse as the interests of the students we serve.The Economics major is flexible and easily combined with minors from other fields so that coursework can be tailored to individual interests.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Education

  • Accelerated Master's
  • Major
  • Minor

When you major in education at Assumption, you will develop deep content knowledge and diverse pedagogical skills, as well gain valuable hands-on experience in the classroom. Graduates from our program earn a double major and a Massachusetts Initial Teaching License.Your coursework, fieldwork, and student teaching are designed to prepare you for success in your own classroom.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Engineering Science

  • 3-2 Engineering Program
  • Minor

Students who choose to be an engineering major can pursue a dual degree through partnership agreements with both the University of Notre Dame and Washington University in St. Louis. The science and mathematics courses lay the foundations for you to continue your studies in engineering and have a meaningful career in the field.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

English

  • Major
  • Minor

A bachelor's degree in English at Assumption University will challenge you to address profound and enduring questions about what it means to be human. Choose to focus on literature or communication and media, or double-major in English and education.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Environmental Science

  • Major
  • Minor

This program provides you a broad foundation in the fundamentals of environmental science, including biology, chemistry, mathematics, and physics. Students who pursue an Environmental Science degree choose a specialization that enhances their understanding of resource conservation, environmental policy, and the effect of toxic materials on ecosystems.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.S.

Finance

  • Major
  • Minor

The finance program provides you with a better understanding of how economics works as well as the acumen you’ll need to set yourself apart as a job candidate or to further your studies in graduate school.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Fraud Examination and Forensic Accounting

  • Minor

The forensic accounting and fraud examination courses are complemented by instruction in business ethics, cybersecurity, criminology, corporate governance, and data security. With an educational foundation steeped in the liberal arts and a business program committed to forming socially responsible and ethical graduates, students will be well-prepared to work in an array of diverse fields, including assessing strategic risk for organizations like the FBI and the Big 4 public accounting firms.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

French

  • Minor

A background in French can be a valuable asset to your life and career. French is estimated as having between 70 million and 110 million native speakers and 190 million second-language speakers. Please Note: The French minor has been discontinued. Students from the Class of 2025 and before may still minor in these fields, but they are not available for the Class of 2026 and after, except in the form of a self-designed minor program of study.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

German

  • Minor

The German Studies Minor is intended to offer students a greater knowledge of the language and a deeper understanding of the thoughts and culture of the German-speaking countries, especially of the new Federal Republic of Germany, which has become a powerful political and economic force in the new Europe. Please Note: The German Studies minor has been discontinued. Students from the Class of 2025 and before may still minor in these fields, but they are not available for the Class of 2026 and after, except in the form of a self-designed minor program of study. 

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Global Studies

  • Minor

By taking global awareness courses from across the University, students choosing to minor in Global Studies acquire an understanding of contemporary global issues that can complement and enrich many majors. Learning goals: To develop an understanding of the basic principles, concepts, and theories of the disciplines that we teach.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Graphic Design

  • Major
  • Minor

Assumption’s Graphic Design program stands out for its commitment to the artistic dimension of design. Our faculty are practicing artists as well as experienced designers, so they bring their creative passion into the classroom; and our graduates don’t just get jobs – they find fulfilment in their work. Students in the Graphic Design program work in our state-of-the-art Mac labs and emerge with all the technical skills they need to thrive as professionals, but they also study design within the context of a broad-based liberal arts education.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Health Professions

  • Concentration

Assumption has established numerous agreements with programs in the health professions to provide a smooth transition from your undergraduate degree to entering the graduate school of your choice. In addition, we offer you many valuable opportunities to obtain hands-on experience in the life sciences industry of Worcester, Massachusetts. There also are faculty-student research opportunities right on campus. Academic rigor and practical experience provide Assumption students with noteworthy achievements for their graduate school applications.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Health Sciences

  • Major

Assumption’s outstanding science programs and strong liberal arts curriculum prepare you for the rigors of graduate school. You also will develop the observation, analysis, and communication skills, and personal moral compass you’ll need for professional success. Our highly credentialed professors work closely with you to plan your course of study. The array of science classes and laboratory credits available in our state-of-the-art Testa Science Center can fulfill the requirements for admission to the medical or professional school of your choice.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

History

  • Major
  • Minor

If you study history at Assumption, you’ll be immersed in the political, social and economic trends and traditions that shaped the past—and our own lives. Through rigorous study of primary resources, spirited discussion with your classmates and our dedicated faculty and access to renowned libraries, museums and study abroad programs, your time at Assumption will prepare you for a career in a field you love—and to take your own place in history.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Honors Program

The Honors curriculum, which is available to students of all majors and intellectual interests, begins in the first year and culminates in a Senior Honors Thesis. Our curriculum is dedicated to providing a comprehensive, liberal education in preparation for a successful life.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies

  • Accelerated Master's
  • Major
  • Minor

If you are looking to pursue a career where you can truly make a difference in people’s lives, HSRS is an excellent choice. Assumption’s program is unique in that it combines a strong liberal arts education with professional skill training that will enable you to serve a wide range of client populations with various behavioral, emotional, physical, rehabilitation and social needs.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.A.

Information Technology

  • Minor

Discover the far-reaching impact of information technology on individuals and organizations as you study topics ranging from electronic communications to e-commerce. Information technology makes the modern world work. An increasingly connected world that depends on increasingly complex systems and technology to keep it running requires individuals who not only understand that technology but can apply that knowledge to other areas.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

International Business

  • Major
  • Minor

Engage in a variety of learning experiences designed to prepare you to function successfully in today’s global marketplace. With a combination of courses in business and the liberal arts – including history, languages, and social science – this interdisciplinary program gives you the business knowledge and cultural awareness you’ll need to work effectively in various settings with colleagues from diverse backgrounds.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Italian Studies

  • Minor

The Italian Studies Minor offers students the opportunity to develop advanced proficiency in the Italian language and to broaden their knowledge of the art, culture, history, literature and politics of Italy. Those wishing to explore the discipline more in depth may also pursue a self-declared Italian Studies Major.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Latin American and Latino Studies

  • Major
  • Minor

The major in Latin American and Latino Studies is designed to respond to the increasing interest in the societies of the region and to the need to understand the complexity of their history, political and economic systems, social structures, and literary and artistic expression. Through a program that focuses on this significant region of the world, you have the opportunity to increase your familiarity with the dynamics of other societies while strengthening your awareness of cultural diversity.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Law and Economics

  • Minor

The law and economics minor offered by Assumption University examines the intersection between the law and economics, and how one informs the other. Students study subject matter ranging from constitutional law to fiscal policy and, through this study, begin to understand the complex web of legal philosophy and economic theory that drives and sustains the modern world.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Law, Ethics and Constitutional Studies

  • Minor

The minor in Law, Ethics and Constitutional studies (LEX) helps students appreciate the nation’s constitutional order and its roots in the Western political and philosophical traditions. Jointly sponsored by the political science and philosophy departments, LEX engages constitutionalism, ethics, and the law through thinkers ranging from Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas and Immanuel Kant to James Madison and John Marshall.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Management

  • Major
  • Minor

As a management student, you’ll develop an ability to identify, analyze, and contribute to the development of organizations through an understanding of how they function. Learn how to analyze, influence, and enhance the growth and advancement of organizations by gaining an in-depth understanding of how organizations and people function. Work on team projects and develop skills to organize information and resources in order to help people accomplish common goals.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Marketing

  • Major
  • Minor

Learn to address the fast-paced dynamics of a rapidly changing marketplace with creativity and insight. Our marketing program combines courses in advertising, research, consumer behavior, and public relations so that you’ll understand every aspect of the field, from branding and positioning to promotion and distribution.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Marketing with a Concentration in Digital Marketing

  • Major

Marketing is rapidly transitioning towards the digital world and adopting digital tools. With the rise of smartphones, tablets, video games, and other forms of new media, organizations are rapidly changing the way they marketing products and services to consumers. The digital marketing concentration at Assumption helps students gain the knowledge necessary to succeed in a digital marketing environment.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Mathematics

  • Major
  • Minor

Assumption University’s Department of Mathematics and Computer Science provides a strong foundation for students looking to enter a variety of professional fields and study at the graduate level. Develop your critical thinking and learn to solve problems, skills that are in high demand in today’s job market.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Medieval and Early Modern Studies

  • Minor

The minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies (MEMS) offers students the opportunity to explore the richness and diversity of the medieval and Early Modern world by combining studies in history, literature, languages, the arts, philosophy, politics, and religion to deepen and broaden their understanding of medieval and Early Modern civilizations.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Music

  • Major
  • Minor

Assumption believes that the study of music enhances all areas of a liberal arts education. Feed your intellectual desire to learn more and fulfill your passion to perform. Deepen your knowledge of Western and non-Western music from ancient to modern times and apply principles that lead to an intellectual grasp of the music and your ability to perform.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Neuroscience

  • Major

Study the least-understood organ in the human body: the brain. Learn how the brain develops, how it drives our ability to learn, and how abnormalities in brain development result in disorders. Neuroscience strives to unlock the mysteries of the mind, brain, and nervous system function. The field uses multidisciplinary approaches to answer some of the most perplexing and intriguing questions facing humanity.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Nursing

  • Major

A contemporary nursing curriculum built on a strong foundation of the liberal arts and sciences prepares the nursing student to be a leader and provider of high-quality compassionate patient-centered care.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.S.N.

Nursing, Post-Bachelor’s Accelerated Nursing Track

  • Accelerated Post-Bachelors
  • Blended (online/on campus)

The Post-Bachelor’s Accelerated Nursing Track utilizes an innovative hybrid delivery model – allowing flexibility for adult learners who have already earned a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.S.N.

Organizational Communication

  • Major

Strong written and verbal communication skills are universally valued in corporate, nonprofit, government and entrepreneurial organizations. As an organizational communication major at Assumption, you’ll study the patterns, systems and networks of communication within an organization and develop effective communication skills.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Patient Advocacy (Concentration)

The concentration in Patient Advocacy is designed to prepare students with the foundational knowledge for non-clinical graduate study in health care as well as entry-level roles in the field of health advocacy and patient navigation. The concentration is also designed to advance students’ knowledge and understanding of health and human services, health care management, health psychology, and sociology, in the context of the health care environment working with, and for, patients.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Philosophy

  • Major
  • Minor

At Assumption University, students are introduced to philosophical thinking in dialogue with the primary works of the great philosophical authors. In the best cases, philosophy becomes a habit of thinking and, ultimately, a way of life. Students studying Philosophy at Assumption will ask fundamental questions of human existence with an eye toward discerning the truth.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Physics

  • Minor

If you love science, Assumption University offers you state-of-the-art laboratories, cutting-edge undergraduate research opportunities, and faculty who will help you excel. Develop an understanding of the fundamental laws that govern matter, energy and motion and use them to build a better world. Physics governs how our universe works, from the paths of the tiniest drops of water to the movements of planets and stars.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Political Science

  • Major
  • Minor

The Department of Political Science aims to develop in students a capacity to address rationally the political issues that are among the most enduring and which have animated communities throughout political history. As preparation for vocations in government service, the law, journalism, business, and teaching, the study of politics offers an education befitting a free human being. A degree in Political Science thus stands at the heart of a genuinely liberal education.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Pre-Dental

  • Concentration

The Pre-dental program is designed for flexibility as it combines a major in Biology, Chemistry, or Health Sciences with the Concentration in Pre-Clinical Health Professions with a liberal arts education that provides students with a well-rounded foundation. This program prepares students for a career in the field of dentistry and during the course of their four years at Assumption provides them with the skills needed to pursue their ambitions.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Pre-Law

Assumption's pre-law program prepares students interested in law school to meet the many intellectual and ethical challenges of the legal profession, the pre-law program combines the school’s commitment to a strong liberal arts education with the personalized advising, co-curricular activities, and development opportunities necessary for success in law school. Faculty and pre-law advisors will work with you to arrange meetings for you with Assumption alumni in the legal profession, connect you with valuable legal internships, and aid you in your preparation for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Pre-Med

  • Concentration

Pre-med majors engage with Assumption’s outstanding science programs and strong liberal arts curriculum that prepare you for the rigors of graduate school and a successful career in the health sciences. The array of science classes and laboratory credits available in our state-of-the-art Testa Science Center can fulfill the requirements for admission to the medical or professional school of your choice and internship opportunities with Worcester's many life science organizations will prepare you for your career.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Pre-Occupational Therapy (Concentration)

  • Concentration

The concentration in pre-occupational therapy prepares you for graduate study in the field. Fieldwork and classroom learning build a foundation of knowledge necessary for students to pursue a career helping people achieve independence, meaning and satisfaction in their lives or restoring independence after an injury, illness, disability or psychological dysfunction.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Pre-Physical Therapy (Concentration)

  • Concentration

The concentration in physical therapy prepares you for graduate study in the field. Fieldwork and classroom learning build a foundation of knowledge necessary for students to pursue a career helping people achieve independence, meaning and satisfaction in their lives or restoring independence after an injury, illness, disability or psychological dysfunction.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Pre-Vet

  • Concentration

The Pre-Vet program here at Assumption is designed for flexibility, offering opportunities to major in Biology, Chemistry, or Health Sciences and complete the Concentration in Pre-Clinical Health Professions.  This interdisciplinary concentration provides the student with the strong background in mathematics, science, and the social sciences necessary for successful graduate study in veterinary medicine.  

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , B.S.

Psychology

  • Major
  • Minor

Assumption's Psychology program prepares students for various career paths from community agencies and clinics to public service. It also prepares students for graduate studies and beyond. Students come out of the program with strong communication skills, an understanding of human behavior, problem-solving skills, and the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret data and information.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Psychology with Child & Adolescent Concentration

  • Major
  • Minor

The Child and Adolescent Concentration trains students in the major areas of human development, including physical, cognitive, perceptual, social, personality, and emotional development, and exposes students to theory, research, and application of the developmental psychology field.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Psychology with Mental Health Concentration

  • Major
  • Minor

The major in Psychology with a Concentration in Mental Health is designed for Psychology majors with a particular interest in clinical or counseling psychology or clinical social work. The concentration lays a solid foundation in coursework, research, and field experiences to help students decide if they wish to apply to a graduate program and obtain licensure to practice in a clinical field.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Racial and Ethnic Studies

  • Minor

The minor in Racial and Ethnic Studies uses interdisciplinary and comparative frameworks to understand the underlying social, cultural, and historical circumstances that impact the formation of racial and ethnic categories. As the United States becomes more racially and ethnically diverse the minor in Racial & Ethnic Studies pairs well with other majors and minors across Assumption, as employers in a wide range of fields appreciate graduates who understand these changes and work within increasingly diverse workforces.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

School Counseling Dual Degree Program

  • Dual Degree

The School Counseling Program trains students for a career as a counselor where they work with children and adolescents across academic, career, and social-emotional domains. This dual degree program is designed to allow you to earn your degree faster, saving you time and money, and providing you with exciting opportunities to future your career and education.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A. , M.A.

Sociology

  • Major
  • Minor

With a broad-based liberal arts foundation, the Sociology program at Assumption teaches students to understand the extent to which social structures impact our lives through the study of sociological theory, methods, and data analysis. In addition, students choose elective courses in the areas of inequality, institutions and community, social change, criminology, and deviance.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Spanish

  • Major
  • Minor

The Spanish major is designed to contribute to your cultural and intellectual formation. You may prepare for teaching on the elementary or secondary level or for careers in social services, medical fields, law, criminology, as interpreters, translators, or representatives in business or government.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Sport Management

  • Minor

Enhanced by a partnership with the Worcester Red Sox, sport management students receive a solid grounding in marketing and management and learn how to deal with the complex professional and ethical issues they will encounter in the sports industry. Experiential learning ensures that coursework is augmented with real-world experience through internships and other opportunities.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Studio Art

  • Minor

All studio art students at Assumption engage in hands-on creative work and acquire a foundation in art history that enables them to understand and appreciate theory and practice. Grounded in a liberal arts education, you will develop critical thinking and communication skills that you will be able to take with you wherever your career and academic pursuits lead you.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

Theology

  • Major
  • Minor

By exposing you to ideas that expand your way of thinking and challenge you to see the world in new ways, Assumption's theology program provides valuable and distinctive dimensions to an Assumption liberal arts education. Theology is the intellectual exercise of faith seeking understanding. As an academic discipline, theology seeks to understand God and God’s relation to human beings and the world human beings inhabit. With strong analytical and communication skills and the ambition to seek truth in all things, Assumption theology students are well prepared for careers in virtually any field.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Women’s Studies

  • Minor
  • Special Major

Women’s Studies is an interdisciplinary program focused on the study of women and gender. Students in this program explore important questions about gendered identities, gendered systems of discrimination, and how we may work towards gender equity and social justice.

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type

    B.A.

Working with Children and Adolescents in Community Settings (Concentration)

Through this concentration, Assumption prepares students to become practitioners that promote healthy social and emotional development and academic achievement while working with children and adolescents in schools, agencies, clinics and community settings. Students within this program gain a strong academic foundation which they use as they pursue graduate school and careers that focus on youth and family work such as counseling, social work, and education. 

  • Level of Study

    Undergraduate
  • Degree Type