Master of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

AACSB logoDesigned for students with undergraduate business degrees from AACSB-accredited institutions, this accredited Master of Business Administration program offers a convenient and time-efficient way to earn your MBA. In just one year, you will gain the strategic thinking, problem solving and leadership skills to prepare you for the competitive business environment. The program combines classes in core business disciplines at our state-of-the-art Metro Campus in Providence with a required internship and international study to give you practical real-world experience both at home and on the global stage. Students complete the program on a full-time basis to complete in one year.

Key Features

  • Complete your M.B.A. in just one year.
  • Gain valuable experience in a required internship.
  • Learn about other cultures and global business practice through a required international experience.
  • Customize your studies with electives in Criminal Justice, Leadership, Public Administration, and more, or even pursue a dual degree with our School of Law.

Open 4+1 Option

If you are currently an undergraduate student at an AACSB-accredited institution other than Roger Williams University, you can apply to be considered to start an RWU graduate course in your senior year spring semester and complete your master's with us in just one year. Open 4+1 students take one online graduate course in the M.B.A. program during the senior year at a more than 75 percent discount and then pursue the master's degree full-time in just one year on our Providence Metro Campus. 

Tell Me More More About The Program


Francesca Montemarano is among the first students to graduate from RWU's accelerated one-year Master of Business Administration program. For her, the career options an M.B.A. provided and the convenience of obtaining her M.B.A. in a single year instead of the standard two were the deciding factors in enrolling in the AACSB International fully accredited program.

Learn more about Francesca