Assumption University recognizes the importance of preparing students academically, personally and ethically for meaningful careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, veterinary medicine and nursing, to name a few.
Health Professions Program
An Ideal Place to Learn
All classes taught by professors, none by teaching assistants
Students from 29 states and 21 countries
Learn the Skills Employers Seek
The Assumption curriculum encourages scholarly and real-world experience. With hands-on research conducted alongside faculty mentors, students gain a depth of knowledge and skills that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment.
At Assumption University, the world is your classroom. Students can study and explore abroad in over 50 places from Vienna to England, South Africa, and even our own campus in historic, yet modern, Rome, Italy. Assumption’s study abroad program offers culture, history, and a living classroom for all.
Assumption starts planning for your future the day you arrive on campus. Our Career Development and Internship Center helps students secure exciting and fulfilling internships where you’ll apply knowledge obtained in the classroom in a professional setting, preparing for a future career or additional study. Assumption connects students to internship opportunities in corporations, government agencies, research hospitals, non-profit organizations, and more.
Assumption's Rome Campus
At Assumption's campus in Rome, Italy, the city and the country become your classroom through daily and weekend-long excursions throughout "the eternal city" and the Italian countryside. This unique study abroad experience will enrich your academic and cultural pursuits as you walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators then enjoy delectable Italian cuisine or perhaps a cappuccino after class in a local cafe. (Did you know that your financial aid follows you to Rome?)Explore the Rome Campus
Pathways to Success
Assumption’s outstanding science programs, strong liberal arts curriculum, and experience with internships prepare you for the rigors of graduate school. Below find a list of recent internship sites.
Blue Sky Biotech
New England Aquarium
Office of the Massachusetts Medical Examiner
Red Sox Assistant Medical Director
University of Massachusetts Medical School
First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting
Assumption University strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the University pursues these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts that prepares students for professionally and personally rewarding lives of meaning.Our Mission
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.
With classes in session and the leaves changing colors, we’d love to invite you to take a closer look at Assumption University this fall. During this special event for high school seniors, you will experience, first-hand, the excitement of Assumption’s academic opportunities and campus life.
Hound Academy: Building Your Resume & Writing Your Essay
Join Assumption Admissions for an informative discussion on building your resume and writing your essay. During the virtual workshop, you will learn more about marketing your achievements, choosing the right essay topic for you, and preparing an application that stands out.
Student Life Presentation and Panel
Join us virtually to take a closer look at student life at Assumption. Learn more about living and learning at Assumption University. Ask your questions to current students. Hear about residential life, student involvement, campus traditions, and more!
Assumption has established partnerships with other renowned universities to provide our graduates with seats in a variety of health profession graduate programs:
- Chiropractic Medicine
- Physician Assistant
- Physical Therapy
The Health Sciences Program at Assumption University combines interdisciplinary coursework with meaningful fieldwork. You’ll gain knowledge of the natural sciences, disease and disability and health care delivery and care models, as well as the economics, ethics, and policies that drive our global health care systems. This knowledge and the skills you develop will prepare you for graduate school, positions in the healthcare industry and beyond.
- Boston University School of Dental Medicine
- Dartmouth College
- Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences National Institutes of Health post-baccalaureate fellowship Cummings School of
- Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
- University of Massachusetts Medical School
- University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
- University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
- Yale University