Additional Programs

The C. Louis Cedrone International Education Center offers a variety of graduate programs for educators and professionals living and working overseas.

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The Accelerate The Future (ATF) Cohort Program is a Master’s in Counseling Psychology through Framingham State University and in partnership with Accelerate the Future family foundation and mental health and behavioral health agencies across the state of Massachusetts. 

Accelerate the Future is a private family foundation that initiated a partnership with FSU to create the most affordable and accessible Master’s program in Counseling Psychology. These programs meets the Massachusetts requirements for the Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) application. The three-year program is a “learn and earn” cohort satellite model of education in which twenty bachelor level staff at human services agencies throughout Massachusetts keep their existing bachelor level job while taking courses and conducting their field placement work at their place of employment (when possible).

Agencies that may be interested in starting a cohort at their organization should reach out to:

Maura Kelly
Director Accelerate the Future Cohort Program
Mkelly26 [at] framingham.edu (Mkelly26[at]framingham[dot]edu)
508-395-5215

Zoe Moore
Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment for Cohort Programs
zmoore [at] framingham.edu (zmoore[at]framingham[dot]edu)
508-215-5912

Ross Lohr
Managing Director Accelerate the Future Family Foundation
ross [at] acceleratethefuture.org (ross[at]acceleratethefuture[dot]org)

Accelerate the Future

Office of Graduate Studies

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Marilyn Cleary

Dean of Graduate and Continuing Education
Elena Arranz Alonso

Elena Arranz Alonso

Associate Dean, DGCE Staff
Kim Hardy

Kimberly Hardy

Administrative Assistant, Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education
Heather McCarthy

Heather McCarthy

Administrative Assistant for Graduate Studies

Graduate Admissions Team

Mike Merriam

Mike Merriam

Assistant Dean/Director of Graduate and Continuing Education Recruitment, Admissions
Jeff Masse

Jeff Masse

Associate Director of Graduate Recruitment, Office of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education
Zachery Elmore

Zachery Elmore

Assistant Director of Graduate Recruitment

Contact Information

Office of Graduate Studies
Dwight Hall 202
100 State Street
Framingham, MA 01701
508-626-4014
508-626-4030 (fax)
dgce [at] framingham.edu (dgce[at]framingham[dot]edu)

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