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 NewsNewsNovember 25, 2019RWU Launches a One-Year Master’s in Special Education ProgramFeaturing 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.NewsSeptember 9, 2019Roger Williams University Rises in U.S. News & World Report RankingRWU also made the lists for Best Engineering Program, Best Business Program, Best Value Schools and Most Innovative Schools.NewsMay 18, 2019As Civic Scholars, RWU Graduates Ready to Change the WorldFrom committing to service on their first day as students to a deep dive into community-engaged work and real-world research projects, the Class of 2019 embodies civic scholarship at RWU.