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 One-Year Master's in Special EducationFeaturing inclusive practices and extensive fieldwork, RWU’s M.A. Special Education program is the only program in Rhode Island that can be completed in just one year, as well as two years of part-time study. 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 RWU Architect Travels the World and Uses Design to Protect GorillasSince earning her master of architecture degree at RWU, Emily Goldenberg '11 has worked on projects all over the world, and is now designing a center for education on mountain gorilla conservation in Kigali, Rwanda.Read MoreRecent NewsView All NewsNewsDecember 19, 2019President Miaoulis' Holiday Video Message“It’s amazing how fast the semester went by. It was a terrific semester,” RWU President Ioannis Miaoulis recollects, as the University quiets and students leave for break. “I want to thank all of you for welcoming me, Heidi and Fletcher, and making us feel right at home.”NewsDecember 13, 2019SECCM Labs Will Open for the Spring SemesterAs construction nears completion, RWU prepares to begin holding classes in January inside the new hub of experiential education.NewsDecember 6, 2019Allen Hance to Join RWU as Associate Provost for Community Engaged LearningNewly created position will provide strategic leadership and champion community-engaged learning activities across the university.