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Business Administration (MBA 4+1)


As a recognized regional leader in business education, Roger Williams University is pleased to offer a 4+1 M.B.A. for undergraduate students with majors or minors in the Gabelli School of Business. Drawing from the depth of the academic and professional experience of the GSB faculty, the 36-credit M.B.A. program provides a strong foundation across core business disciplines with practical applications through required internship and international experiences. The program is designed to enable students to become strategic thinkers, problem solvers and leaders. 

The Master of Business Administration program is currently only offered to RWU undergraduates or alumni with a major or minor in the Gabelli School of Business. 

Key Features

  • Complete your M.B.A. in just one year following your undergraduate studies at RWU.
  • Accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a designation achieved by less than five percent of business schools worldwide.
  • Gain valuable experience in a required internship.
  • Courses designed to prepare students for an increasingly competitive business environment.
  • Learn about other cultures and global business practice through a required international experience.
  • Study at our state-of-the-art Metro Campus in Providence, RI.


Spring Semester (Senior Year): 3 Credits

Ethical Leadership of Organizations
(Offered at the Bristol Campus)

Summer Term

Roger’s Review workshop – 3-4 days in August

Fall Semester (Graduate): 12 Credits

Financial and Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
Decision Analysis (3 credits)
Managerial Economics (3 credits)
Decisions in Marketing Management (3 credits)

Spring Semester (Graduate): 15 Credits

Corporate Finance (3 credits)
Global Business (3 credits)
Strategic Management (3 credits)
Electives (6 credits)

Summer Semester (Graduate): 6 Credits

Internship (3 credits)*
International Experience (3 credits)*

*May be completed in alternative semesters, i.e. summer between senior year and MBA year; in January of MBA year; or summer after completion of MBA coursework.