Clinical Counseling Psychology Dual Degree Program

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.

Apply as a high school senior into the dual degree program with one application and benefit from being considered for a $2,500 Dual Degree Scholarship (per year for your 4 undergraduate years).  You will also be considered for a $1,000 Dual Degree Scholarship for every term you are enrolled at least part time in your graduate program at Assumption.

Benefits for Dual Degree students:

  • The students will have academic advisors who are Clinical or Counseling Psychologists
  • Informal meetings (one or more each semester) will be offered between students and CCPP faculty where faculty will discuss their clinical research or similar topics
  • Informal meetings will be offered between undergraduate psychology majors and CCPP graduate students
  • Undergraduate psychology majors will be encouraged to volunteer with Psychology Department faculty on research – not only the clinical faculty, but all members of the department who have active research programs

Learn more about the graduate Clinical Counseling Psychology program.


    • A completed Common Application
    • A minimum high school 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • An official high school transcript including senior grades (must be submitted directly from the high school)
    • A letter of recommendation from a counselor or teacher
    • Major in Psychology, with or without a concentration
    • Overall GPA and Psychology Major GPA of 3.0 or higher
    • Strong academic recommendations from two Psychology Department faculty
    • Overall positive evaluation from fieldwork supervisor/agency supervisor from internship course

Assumption is dedicated to providing a clear understanding of what your education will cost

We’ll help cut through the complexity of financing your education, ensuring you understand what you need, how to apply for aid, and what’s expected of you. You will be assigned a personal financial aid advisor who will guide you through the process and answer all of your financial aid-related questions.

Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies

The Institute attracts Cognitive Therapy practitioners from around the globe to present and attend workshops and lectures, and and enjoys support and involvement from Dr. Beck - internationally recognized as one of the founders of Cognitive Therapy.

Graduate Fellowships

Graduate Fellows are a highly select group of students who receive advanced training and mentoring in psychological research. The Fellowships include tuition waivers for 30 credits. Graduate Fellows work closely with a faculty mentor for two semesters on advanced psychological research.

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