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No matter where you are on the education journey – Roger Williams University’s School of Continuing Studies has “Stackable” program offerings designed to meet your goals.

Consider these stackable opportunities 

  • Workforce & Professional Development offers a variety of programs and courses that provide professionals the opportunity to excel, realign or change their career goals and move their organization towards greater success. (Click here to learn more)
  • Continuing Studies Pathways, offers an advantage to our students, with multiple opportunities to advance, change, or refocus their life and careers choices. (Click here to learn more)
  • Certificate programs, all credits from which transfer into a associates degree program to help you achieve a degree credential quickly. (Programs listed below)
  • Associate degree programs, the majority, if not all, credits from which can be applied to a bachelor’s degree offering. (Programs listed below)
  • Bachelor’s degree programs that form the foundation for a post baccalaureate certificate or master’s degree program. (Programs listed below)

Get started on the path to your degree today with our flexible and affordable classes. 

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We are 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. 

  • Courses are offered in class at our convenient downtown Providence location and completely online

We accept up to 90 credits towards your bachelor’s & 45 credits towards your associates;

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) 
  • 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.

By Career Field

Public Administration



Humanities & Social Sciences

Continuing Studies Pathways

Professional Development (non-credit)

Public Safety & Emergency Medical Services

Community Development

Health & Healthcare


Criminal Justice


Joe Mattiello

Technology, Leadership and Management, 2013

“Because I was able to transfer in all my previous experience and credits, I only needed to complete eight courses in my concentration and two electives to get my degree. Two years later, I’m graduating, I’m seeing the results every day at work and I’m looking forward to getting my MBA.”

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