A photo of a teacher working with children. Assumption's School Counseling program prepares culturally competent school counselors to lead comprehensive programs that promote and enhance student academic, social and emotional success.

School Counseling Dual Degree Program

School counselors provide critical support to students, parents, administrators, teachers, staff and community service providers. The School Counseling Program trains the future counselor to work with children and adolescents across academic, career, and social-emotional domains.

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:

  • Undergraduate seniors will have the opportunity to attend the MASCA conference with faculty.
  • Students will be encouraged to join MASCA as student members.
  • Students will be encouraged to attend the Assumption School Counseling workshops.
  • Students will be invited to the Graduate symposium.
  • School Counseling Program Director will serve as the undergraduate faculty adviser

Learn more about the graduate School Counseling 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
    • Assumption cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher at end of junior year
    • Students can choose any undergraduate major UNLESS they plan to take part in the 5th year accelerated option. For that program they cannot be an Education Major (not enough time to complete both).

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.

Institute for School Counseling and School Psychology

Assumption offers one of the few professional continuing education programs in the nation focused exclusively on the needs of school counselors.

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