School Finance and Operations

The Master’s of Science in School Finance and Operations can elevate your career and help you better serve your schools. The program offers a blend of traditional and work-based learning to build the knowledge and practical skills required of a school business administrator. The program is aligned to the professional standard and code of ethics of the Association of School Business Officials (ASBO) International.



Classes start: January 24
and March 22

Credits Required

30 Credits 


Graduate Semester fee: $150

Ways to Save

Are you:

A resident of Central Falls, Cranston, East Providence, Foster, Glocester or Pawtucket?

A veteran or active duty military?

Eligible for Prior Learning Assessment?

A member of a partnership with RWU?

A member of the Rhode Island Association of School Business Officials?

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What is the course format?

This program is provided in ‘hybrid’ format, including class and online instruction to help serve working professionals. Classes meet one night every other week and students can attend in person at our Providence campus or remotely through our online learning platform. Students will also complete assignments and participate in forums online.

What is the time to completion?

You can earn this degree in just 10 courses! This program is designed to be completed in five semesters or approximately two and a half years. This is the pace if you take two courses per semester.

Who are the instructors?

The instructors include full time faculty members at RWU as well as subject matter experts in the areas of school finance and operations.


Individualized Support, More Affordable

At University College, you get the individualized attention of a private university at a more affordable cost. There are multiple options for financial aid, scholarships, and accelerated paths to get you to the degree you need. Some programs run by Roger Williams are awarded by simply applying for admission, while others are awarded to students through a more formal aid application process.

To ensure full consideration for all aid programs, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

15% discount for members of the Rhode Island Association of School Business Officials.

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