School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management

SECCM delivers practical, hands-on experiences so graduates can adapt to rapid technological change, communicate, and interact effectively.

About the school
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Message from Dean Griffin

Welcome to the School of Engineering, Computing and Construction Management at Roger Williams University.  I very much appreciate your interest in our programs.

At SECCM, bright, motivated students work on and study timely, real-world topics in modern facilities.  Our innovative faculty use novel pedagogical approaches to educate and state-of-the-art research techniques to advance their fields.  Our dedicated staff work tirelessly to ensure that these activities occur seamlessly.  We do these things in an environment that is welcoming to all.

We invite you to check out our new strategic plan to learn more about our mission and vision and how the SECCM community works to achieve them. You can also explore our website or read the latest version of our newsletter. Better yet, come and visit us on our beautiful campus in Bristol!

  • 100%
    Placement of Graduates

    Through the years, our graduates consistently find success in employment or ingraduate schools within six months of graduation.

  • 100%
    First Job, Dream Industry

    SECCM graduates land their first jobs in their targeted industries, such as engineering, defense, construction, manufacturing, technology, or consulting.

  • $72,245
    Average Starting Salary

    of 2022 SECCM graduates

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State-of-the-Art Facilities

The newest building on the Bristol campus, the Richard L. Bready Applied Learning Laboratories is designed to foster collaboration and innovation while offering high-tech resources for experiential learning. The three-floor, 27,325-square-foot building, features seven cutting-edge laboratories, senior design project rooms and open spaces dedicated to hands-on education.

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Engineering at RWU is unique in its structure: a broad, liberal arts-infused foundation of math, science and engineering layered with an in-depth specialization in civil, computer, electrical or mechanical engineering or a customized study. Through this accredited program, you’ll develop the creativity and flexibility to solve practical problems that benefit humanity in our complex and rapidly changing world.

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Computer Science

Computer Science is about more than performing calculations and learning specific programming languages -- it’s about precision, problem solving and creating technology services and solutions that will work in an increasingly complex future. With coursework that combines solid theory, real-world practice and specialization options, RWU students are ready for high-demand career fields from app developers to large scale software systems designers.

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Construction Management

The accredited undergraduate Construction Management program at RWU prepares future leaders of residential, commercial and highway building. Through classes, labs and hands-on projects in engineering, business, math, science, law and liberal arts, you’ll learn how to manage construction projects from start to finish -- including scheduling, budgeting, choosing materials and safely supervising people. That’s why construction employers regularly report that our graduates exceed expectations for performance. 

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Faculty and Staff

Our faculty and staff consists of academic experts and experienced professionals from around the country. They are involved in all aspects of educating our students and guiding them to program completion and career success.

Meet the Faculty and Staff
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The Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET ( The Construction Management program is accredited by the American Council for Construction Education ( The Bachelor of Science in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET ( under the General Criteria and the Computer Science Criteria.

Enrollment and Graduation Data
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