The Graduate Experience

Small campus personality. Big campus opportunity.

Where 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.

RWU Launches MBA Program

Beginning in fall 2017, the Gabelli School of Business will enroll its first cohort in the brand new Master of Business Administration program. Designed to be completed in just one calendar year, the program offers students the opportunity to earn an AACSB-accredited MBA while also gaining valuable experience in an internship and study abroad opportunity. The program is offered at the University's state-of-the-art Metro Campus in Providence, RI.

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Gaining Opportunity Through Research

Kristina Todorovic, RWU Class of 2018 Forensic & Legal Psychology

Kristina Todorovic’s graduate school experience was all about research opportunities. After speaking with students in her program during the admission process, Kristina made the easy choice to enroll at RWU.

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MPA graduates march as part of the 2017 Commencement at Roger Williams University

The RWU Difference

Whether 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.

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A Tale of Two Campuses

Graduate 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. 

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Cybersecurity: A Degree Gone Viral

As cyberattacks grow significantly in number and scope, the demand for skilled professionals to combat these threats is higher than ever. Institutions like Roger Williams University are on the forefront of preparing students for success in these roles, offering a cutting-edge, fully online master’s program in cybersecurity and graduate certificate options that can be "stacked" to earn the degree. Recognizing the strong interest in the field, RWU offers these programs with foundational coursework to prepare students both with and without technical backgrounds.

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