The Mario J. Gabelli School of Business offers a range of programs of study. Some majors offer the option to receive either a bachelor of arts or a bachelor of science degree, depending on the track. For example, the International Business major can be paired with a Bachelor of Business Administration through a study abroad program in France. GSB also offers a dual degree Business Law 3+3 Program that leads to a bachelor’s degree and Juris Doctor from RWU Law in six years, rather than seven. GSB also offers a 4+1 MBA program that allows RWU undergraduates to earn an MBA in just one additional year.

To view the full listing of courses for the School of Business programs, please refer to our Program Outline.

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Are you interested in business, but not sure whether to focus on management, accounting, economics or any one of our many academic disciplines offered at the Gabelli School? Visit Undeclared at GSB for resources on how you can explore your options before making a decision.

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  • Accounting Major, Minor

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    At RWU, our Accounting program is all about the practical knowledge you need to become a professional accountant. Students take an in-depth look at contemporary accounting systems used to analyze, interpret and communicate financial information to clients and stakeholders. Combined with real-world internship experience, you’ll be prepared to pursue a professional accounting certificate (such as the CPA) after graduation.

  • Arts Management Minor

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    Arts Management

    The Arts Management Minor is a multi-disciplinary minor designed for art majors or business students who are interested in a possible career in support of the arts. Students from the arts programs would be introduced to financial management of arts organizations, technology applications, business management, and marketing. Students with a business major will meet the arts focus through a core concentration in the arts (VARTS, MUSIC, DANCE, THEAT, CREATIVE WRITING or FILM STUDIES MINOR). All students have the opportunity to apply learning and practice through an internship or other project-based experience at an arts organization. The capstone course will engage all students with practitioners from performing and visual arts organizations and provide grounding in issues common to managing any arts institutions from smaller troupes or galleries to larger civic venues and museums.

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  • Business Minor

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    Business knowledge and skills can enhance any professional career path, from communications to construction management and beyond. By minoring in Business, you’ll learn the basic principles of subjects such as accounting, economics, marketing, management and data analysis to prepare you to make sound strategic and fiscal decisions in a variety of workplaces.

  • Business Administration (4+1) Bachelor's Plus Master's, Master's Degree

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    Business Administration (4+1)

    Designed for RWU undergraduates or students with undergraduate business degrees from AACSB-accredited institutions, this accredited Master of Business Administration 4+1 program offers a convenient and time-efficient way to earn your MBA. In just one year, you will gain the strategic thinking, problem solving and leadership skills to prepare you for the competitive business environment. The program combines classes in core business disciplines at our state-of-the-art Metro Campus in Providence with a required internship and international study to give you practical real-world experience both at home and on the global stage.

  • Business Analytics Minor

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    Business Analytics

    The Business Analytics Minor is a multi-disciplinary minor designed for business and non-business students who are interested in expanding their knowledge in data analytics from various angles. Students will learn essential technology and statistics/quantitative methods in real-world practices including data generation, data analytics, data mining, data reporting, and storage between and across organizations. All students have the opportunity to enhance their skills through an internship at any data analytics related positions.

  • Business Law Bachelor's Plus Law

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    Business Law

    Earn a bachelor’s in business and juris doctor degree in six years through RWU’s Three-Plus-Three Business Law program. You’ll get a jump-start on your JD by integrating business-related law courses into your undergraduate studies. The analysis, teamwork and presentation skills you develop through your business curriculum will help you succeed in law school and in your career as a lawyer, consultant or business owner.


  • eBusiness Minor

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    Develop high-demand skills in web development, design and data analysis by studying eBusiness at RWU. Through hands-on coursework in computer science combined with studies in communications and marketing theory, you’ll learn how to create websites that engage visitors and effectively communicate your client’s message in their content, branding and technology.

  • Economics Major, Minor

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    When you study Economics, you’ll learn the essential economic theories, systems and models that build critical and analytical thinking skills you can apply to any field -- including business, government, law, healthcare and social and community service. At RWU, you can pursue either a B.A. (liberal arts track) or a B.S. (business track), which both offer opportunities for student-faculty research and publishing that can pave the way to graduate studies.


  • Finance Major, Minor

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    Our Finance degree provides you with the analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills needed for careers across the financial services industry. At RWU, you’ll make actual investment decisions by managing real-money portfolios in our high-tech trading room environment. You will learn all the business and finance fundamentals required for employment at corporations, banks, investment firms, insurance companies and government agencies.


  • International Business Major

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    International Business

    Embark on a successful global business career with a degree in International Business from RWU. Our program combines a solid business core with studies in international finance, management, marketing, economics, foreign language and trade with the European Union. Through internships, study abroad experiences and exchange programs, you’ll gain hands-on experience as you learn how to think globally about business.


  • Management Major, Minor

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    As a Management major, you’ll learn how to lead organizations through complex decisions such as budgeting, negotiating, planning and directing. Because these decisions have broad impacts throughout an organization, RWU’s curriculum encourages you to think about dynamics like diversity, ethics and politics in the workplace. Combined with hands-on internship experience, you’ll gain the management skills for a successful career in human resources, purchasing, administrative services, health services, or your own entrepreneurial venture.

  • Marketing Major, Minor

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    A degree in Marketing is the key to learning how to sell -- leading you to careers in advertising, brand management, market research, digital marketing and more. You’ll explore topics like targeting, pricing, distribution and consumer behavior to understand how to grow and nurture loyal customers. With tracks in communications or analysis and internships built into the curriculum, RWU will prepare you for the dynamic field of marketing in our global economy.