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.
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All classes taught by professors, none by teaching assistants
Students from 29 states and 21 countries
Rachel M. ColemanAssistant Professor of Theology
David Dawson VasquezAdjunct Faculty
Thomas Medford Elbourn IIIAdjunct Faculty
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
The skills developed by Assumption theology graduates are sought by a number of employers.
JRH Asset Management
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
Mercator Software, Inc.
Nashua High School
First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting
Assumption University awakens in students a sense of wonder, discovery, and purpose, forming graduates known for their intellectual seriousness, thoughtful citizenship, and devotion to the common good. Students are provided an education that shapes their souls, forms them intellectually, and prepares them for meaningful careers. Enlivened by the harmony of faith and reason, here, students’ minds and hearts are transformed.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.
Tour, Tailgate, Touchdowns
Join us for a morning tour of our beautiful 185-acre campus that begins at the Admissions House and ends at the Brian Kelly '83 Stadium where you can enjoy some pre-game food and drinks at a special tailgate before our Greyhounds take on the Pace University Setters at a noon football game. The stude ... Read more about Tour, Tailgate, Touchdowns
Admissions Fall Open House
Enjoy a fall day exploring the beautiful 185 acre campus of Assumption University at our Fall Open House! Please join our faculty, staff, and students to learn more about our admissions process, academic programs, student life, athletics and so much more. Prospective students and parents will have ... Read more about Admissions Fall Open House
Pathway to success
Careers and Graduate Schools
There is an interesting array of career opportunities in education – both religious and secular – and from elementary school to college, directors of religious organizations, nonprofit or charity organizations, pastoral or secular counseling, and in numerous other organizations and ministries for theology graduates. Students are also well equipped to pursue a graduate degree in theology or in other fields, including philosophy or political science. Theology graduates have been hired to serve as counselors, educators, ministers, religious advisors and more. Many theology graduates pursue additional studies at institutions such as Boston College, The Catholic University of America, Hartford College for Women and Providence College.
Boston 25 Explores Celebrity-endorsed Faith Groups with Assumption Theology Professor
Assumption Associate Professor of Theology, Christopher Kloftt spoke with Boston 25 News on the impact of celebrities generating interest in new faith communities.
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