RWU Grad Blog

The official blog of RWU Graduate Programs

As you're considering pursuing your graduate studies, we know how important it is for you to have guidance throughout your search and application process as well as insights from the RWU community and beyond. We hope you enjoy this resource and welcome any thoughts, feedback, or content requests at

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    You mean Forensic Psychology isn't my only option?

    Rachel Candelaria, M.A. Forensic Mental Health Counseling candidate '23

    As many of you can relate, I came from a research-heavy undergraduate program. I double-majored in psychology and criminology/criminal justice, and participated in various research opportunities. As

  • A photo of a historic outdoor theater in Switzerland

    There are no breaks in Architecture! A spring "break" studio in Switzerland

    Thomas Gallagher, M.Arch candidate '23

    Studios in the RWU Master of Architecture program often involve design projects using sites around the U.S. and abroad. To most effectively design for these sites, RWU studios sometimes create opportunities to visit these sites in person. RWU M.Arch student Thomas Gallagher shares his experience from a studio trip to Switzerland this past March.

  • Students pose in graduation regalia

    Questions to consider before you pursue graduate study

    Marcus Hanscom, Director of Graduate Admission

    So you’re interested in potentially going to grad school. While it’s easy to simply run to Google and start your search, it’s important to assess your own motivations for going to graduate school and