The Graduate ExperienceSmall campus personality. Big campus opportunity.Request InfoVisit CampusApplyWhere experience meets opportunity.Earning a graduate degree or certificate is a critical step for personal and professional success. At RWU, we go a step further. Our students embrace experiences throughout their studies inside and outside the classroom, offering them a deeply enriching education followed by valuable career opportunities after graduation. Whether you want to study on campus or online, part-time or full-time, in Bristol or Providence, RWU has a program and delivery available to meet your needs and schedule.Learn about graduate programsRWU Launches Joint JD/MBA DegreeBuilding upon the success of Rhode Island's only law school and the AACSB-accredited quality of the Gabelli School of Business, Roger Williams University launched an innovative four-year joint J.D. and M.B.A. program in March 2019.Read moreExperimental Social Psychologist Melissa Russano Professor Criminal Justice Since Dr. Melissa Russano came to Roger Williams University, she’s been sharing her extensive expertise in the field of interrogation techniques with her students and the community.Read full storyThe RWU DifferenceWhether you are looking for convenience and flexibility while earning your degree, a curriculum that offers a breadth of opportunities for gaining experience both inside and outside the classroom, or an educational philosophy focused on service and social justice, a RWU graduate education offers it all.See the DifferenceA Tale of Two CampusesGraduate students at RWU study at one of two campuses: our main campus, situated on scenic Mount Hope Bay in Bristol, RI, and our metro campus, located in the heart of the state capital, Providence, RI. Each campus plays a vital role in the University's commitment to supporting and growing the local economy and providing vital resources to nonprofit organizations, corporations, and municipal governments throughout the State of Rhode Island. See Our CampusesAn Advocate for SurvivorsRebekah Snyder, a 2016 graduate of the M.A. Forensic & Legal Psychology program, works as a a victim advocate at the Michigan Office of Attorney General. As part of her work, she helped support the 156 women who delivered searing, poignant victim impact statements in the trial of disgraced USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar.Read MoreRecent NewsView All NewsNewsApril 9, 2019Building a Better World with Carl ElefantePresident of the American Institute of Architects Carl Elefante visited RWU to share his thoughts on sustainable architecture and historic preservation.NewsMarch 7, 2019RWU to Offer Joint JD/MBA DegreeSchool of Law and Mario J. Gabelli School of Business will offer only JD/MBA program in Rhode Island.NewsFebruary 13, 2019Board Of Trustees Selects RWU's Next PresidentThe Roger Williams University Board of Trustees announced that Ioannis (Yannis) Miaoulis, who transformed the Museum of Science, Boston into an institution of national and international prominence, will become RWU’s new president, beginning in August.