At Roger Williams University we offer a personalized, practical, hands-on educational experience that prepares you for professional success. Our students are committed to finding real solutions to real-world problems.
We offer over a dozen comprehensive master’s degrees and a range of professional certificate programs available on campus and online for professional success.
We can help you find the right program in the right place to put you on the path to success.
At RWU, we’re committed to making your studies as affordable as possible and are here to help you along the way.
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Roger Williams University is proud to offer an innovative new option for students to earn a master's degree. Previously only available to students pursuing an undergraduate degree at RWU, several master's programs now offer the opportunity for any undergraduate student to start pursuing graduate coursework online from RWU at a significantly discounted rate during their fourth undergraduate year and complete their master's degree in just one year with RWU.
The special Open 4+1 degree options are available to undergraduate students in good academic standing at regionally-accredited institutions in the United States. Some programs have individual eligibility requirements.
Earn your MBA in just one year including an internship and study abroad experience. The program is AACSB-accredited and offered in the heart of the Rhode Island state capital, Providence.
M.B.A. Program Page
Explore justice system management and the nature and causes of crime in this special one-year M.S. in Criminal Justice program. A series of flexible electives allow you to customize your studies in areas like cybersecurity, leadership, and public administration. Take two courses during your fourth undergraduate year online and then pursue the remainder of your M.S. Criminal Justice in just one year either hybrid on campus in Bristol, RI, or fully online.
M.S. Criminal Justice Program Page
Pursue your teaching certification in one of today's most in-demand teaching areas. Eligible students do not need to possess an undergraduate degree in education or teaching to be considered. Tracks are available for both elementary and secondary special education certification.
M.A. Special Education Program Page
Whether or not your own institution offers a master's degree in the discipline you are considering, take advantage of this special opportunity to earn your master's in just one year, just as our own RWU 4+1 students do.