Counseling Psychology Program Assumption College

Counseling Psychology Program Assumption College

Worcester, MA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 6
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Counseling Psychology Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)
    • Child And Family Interventions Master of Arts (MA)
    • Cognitive-Behavioral Therapies Master of Arts (MA)
    • General Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 42
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees


60% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 78
    • Accepted 47
    • Acceptance Rate 60
    • Enrolled 15
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $30
    • Application Fee - International $30
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline March 6th March 6th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline February 1st Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 3rd October 3rd Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees3 letters of recommendation, resume, and essay, psychology prerequisite coursework
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees3 letters of recommendation, resume, interview, and essay, master's degree in counseling psychology or mental health counseling
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 540 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 7
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Tuition Waivers, Graduate Assistantships, institutional discounts

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students83
    • Female Percentage84%
    • Male Percentage16%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students83
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown16%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage36%
    • Part-time Percentage64%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchMood disorders, adjustment to life-threatening illness, perception of movement, socioemotional development of young children, discovery versus disclosure
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Counseling Psychology Program

Assumption College

500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609-1296
United States

Dr. Leonard Doerfler


Phone: 508-767-7549
Fax: 508-767-7263

Dr. Landy Johnson

Director of Operations for Graduate and Professional Studies

Phone: 508-767-7666
Fax: 508-767-7030

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