Roger Williams University

School of Continuing Studies

The School of Continuing Studies at Roger Williams University is committed to furthering the education of our students. Whether you are just starting your undergraduate work, working to complete your degree, looking to advance your career or start a new one, RWU has a program for you. We offer a variety of bachelor’s and associate’s degrees as well as undergraduate certificates. At the School of Continuing Studies, you will find class times and locations to fit your busy schedule.

Courses Offered:

Continuing Studies at Roger Williams University is committed to lifelong learning by providing educational opportunities for part-time adult and continuing education students interested in degree completion, career enhancement and personal enrichment. We provide a variety of degree and certificate programs through several delivery formats to our students located on campus in Providence or Bristol, within the region and throughout the world.

Roger Williams University is pleased to offer a variety of degrees and certificates at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. These degrees and certificates are available through RWU’s Triflex schedule, which allows students to choose from three different types of course offerings: classroom courses (meet on a regular basis in the afternoon or evening), directed seminars (meet four to six times per semester with online instruction in interim weeks) or online courses (no in-class time, comprehensive online instruction). We have the class formats to fit your schedule and ensure that you receive the credentials you seek.

Bachelor’s Degree Options:

  • Community Development
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity & Networking
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Health Care Administration
  • Humanities
  • Individualized Program
  • Industrial Technology
  • Management
  • Paralegal Studies
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration
  • Social and Health Services
  • Social Science
  • Technology Leadership and Management
  • Theatre
  • Associate’s Degree Options:
  • Associate in Arts
  • Associate in Science
  • Associate in Science in Criminal Justice
  • Associate in Science in Paralegal Studies
  • Certificate Options:
  • Case Management
  • Community Development
  • Digital Forensics
  • Health Care Paralegal (postgraduate level)
  • Environmental, Occupational Safety and Health
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services Administration
  • Municipal Management
  • Nursing Home Administration
  • Nurse Paralegal (postgraduate level)
  • Paralegal Studies (postgraduate level)
  • School Nurse Teaching
  • Graduate Certificate Options:
  • Sustainable Community & Economic Development (graduate level)

Employer Partnerships:

RWU’s School of Continuing Studies has a long history of building partnerships with local, regional, national and governmental agencies. Depending on the partnership, courses may be offered on-site, online or on-campus leading to certificates, associate’s or bachelor’s degrees. If you’re interested in forming a partnership with SCS at Roger Williams University, please contact us at: or (401) 254-3530 or 1-800-458-7144:

  • AmeriCorps VISTA
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island
  • Housing Network RI
  • IYRS
  • Military
  • NeighborWorks America
  • Taco
  • United States Navy

Awards Offered:

  • Certificate Programs
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters

Delivery Methods:

  • In-Person
  • Blended
  • Online