Office of Graduate Studies

RIC Health Care Administration students at internship
What We Do

We support our students, mostly working professionals, as they manage career, family, and graduate school. We offer one of the most affordable master’s degrees in the Northeast, creating pathways to new professional options and career advancement.

Contact Information
The path to professional opportunities and career advancement begins at Rhode Island College.

All We Offer

Our nationally recognized graduate programs include:

  • 30 master’s degrees in: healthcare, counseling, social work, business, management, teaching, community leadership, and arts and sciences
  • doctoral programs in education and nursing
  • 21 certificates of graduate study. 
RIC Graduate Student in class

Graduate Programs Areas of Study

Geared toward adult learners and working professionals, we offer one of the most affordable master’s degrees in the Northeast, putting career advancement within reach and creating pathways to Ph.D.s and M.D.s.

students in class

Bachelor's to Master's Programs

An additional year may earn you an additional degree. Rhode Island College offers four programs
to accelerate your qualifications:

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RIC Alumna and Daughter Team Up to Debunk Common Sex Ed Myths

Rhode Island College Impact

Even in 2022, sex is still often regarded as a taboo topic, so the idea of talking about sex with one’s parent might draw shudders. But that’s exactly what Shannon Curley and her mother, RIC alum Christine Curley MA ’19, do every week on their podcast “Sex Ed Debunked.”