The College of Business Administration at the University of Rhode Island offers the following AACSB accredited graduate degree programs:
A strong program to develop academic competence in research, publication and teaching. Currently the program focuses on the areas of Finance and Marketing. Our Ph.D. students have consistently been placed at top academic institutions in the United States, and around the world.
The Providence MBA program at the University of Rhode Island is designed for individuals who want to pursue a degree while maintaining their personal and professional commitments. The length of the program depends upon your undergraduate major or successful completion of waiver exams, and ranges from 36-45 credits. It does not require previous instruction in business administration. Classes meet one night per week during the fall and spring semesters, with summer sessions also available. They are held at the URI Alan Shawn Feinstein College of Continuing Education in downtown Providence, as well as at the main campus in Kingston.
One-Year MBA (Kingston)
This MBA program provides students classes with the necessary quantative, behavioral and leadership skills needed to succeed. Located at the main campus in Kingston, the One-Year program is aimed at helping students with professional undergraduate degrees (i.e., engineering, nursing, etc.), those with an entrepreneurial spirit or those looking to re-direct their careers to develop the necessary problem solving and management skills required in today's competitive business environment. No previous instruction is business administration is required for this program. The program fosters teamwork and leadership skills.
The URI Master of Science in Accounting Program is the Region's premiere program, and was established in 1953. As the first accredited accounting program at both the undergraduate and graduate level in the Northeast (1993), the Masters in Accounting program is a recognized leader in accounting education. From its inception, the mission has been to turn out highly educated professional accountants who excel in critical thinking, problem solving, and communicating. To achieve this, the program stresses both theory and practice, with casework, research papers, individual and team presentations, and strong student/faculty interaction.