Roger Williams University - Master's Degree

Roger Williams University (RWU) is a private institution with the main campus located in Bristol, Rhode Island, and another campus in downtown Providence, Rhode Island's capital city. RWU offers a wide range of master's degree programs through its nine academic schools including: Mario J. Gabelli School of Business; Feinstein School of Humanities, Arts and Education; Division of University Studies; and School of Law.
  • Average Tuition USD 15,300
  • Acceptance Rate 82%
  • Students 5,024
  • Intakes Fall, Spring
  • Campus Setting Residential

School Description

Roger Williams University (RWU) is home to over 6,000 students. Students can choose from a wide range of master's degree programs including: Architecture; Construction Management; Criminal Justice; Literacy Education; and Forensic Mental Health Counseling. RWU provides excellent education through its state-of-the-art facilities such as modern classrooms, high-tech laboratories, smart-board technology, library, and student lounges. RWU integrates classroom-based theory with practical experiences through internships, practicums, and community-based projects. RWU’s Center for Career & Professional Development offers the students access to Handshake, an employment management platform that connect students with various employers. Some of RWU's notable alumni are Shane Brandon McMahon, an American businessman and professional wrestler; Jason Joseph Mattera, an Emmy-nominated journalist; and Peter Kilmartin, the Attorney General of Rhode Island.
  • 01RWU is ranked 43rd in U.S News and World Report's "Best Regional Universities North" rankings for 2019.
  • 02RWU promotes a personalized and hands-on learning experience through its 5:1 student to faculty ratio.
  • 03RWU's master's degree programs are offered in a variety of formats: on-campus, hybrid, and online, which allow the students to have a balanced personal and professional life.

Master Programs

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Architecture

    USD 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to pursue a higher education or career in Architecture. The program offers courses that focus on the study of architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; and professional responsibilities.

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Criminal Justice

    USD 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Criminal Justice. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the history and theory of law enforcement; operational command leadership; administration of public police organizations; labor relations; incident response strategies; legal and regulatory responsibilities; budgeting; public relations; and organizational leadership.

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Cyber Security

    USD 17,500 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Cyber Security. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the techniques used to identify, search, seize and analyze digital media; cyber investigations against criminal and terrorist activities; computer boot processes and drives; jumper setting; file access and reconstruction; hacking; network systems; cryptography; programming; web-based investigation methods; cyberterrorism and applicable laws and administrative procedures.

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Forensic & Legal Psychology

    USD 32,000 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Forensic Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on the relationship between psychology and law; psychological profiling; the psychology of the legal system during mental impairment; and diagnosing and solving psycho-legal issues.

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Leadership

    USD 16,896 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Public Affairs

    USD 16,896 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical, conceptual, and practical knowledge of Public Affairs. The program offers courses that focus on the study of government relations; media communications; issue management; corporate social responsibility; information dissemination; and strategic communications.

  • 1 Old Ferry Rd, Bristol, RI 02809, United States

    Studies in Law

    USD 16,896 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

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  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 421

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 85
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Required
  • GMAT Required

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    International graduate students may be eligible for scholarships and graduate assistantships.

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    Established in 1956

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    Students from Roger Williams University have an above average median earning of $47,200 after 10 years.

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          • Testimony
            1999-2009, MS

            Very helpful professors

            RWU criminal justice program is full of helpful and dedicated professors. I strongly encourage anyone considering a CJ degree to choose RWU.