Accounting M.S.-Designed to prepare you to deal with today’s complex and competitive business environment, the M.S. degree is rapidly becoming a prerequisite for entry into public accounting.
Aquaculture and Fisheries Graduate Certificate-The URI Graduate Certificate in Aquaculture and Fisheries provides students with degrees in biological or environmental fields focused advanced training needed to find professional employment in the areas of Aquaculture and Fisheries.
Biological and Environmental Sciences M.S.-This interdisciplinary program involves faculty from multiple departments and offers five diverse areas of specialization, ranging from molecular biology to sustainable agriculture systems.
Biological and Environmental Sciences Ph.D.-This interdisciplinary program involves faculty from multiple departments and offers five diverse areas of specialization, ranging from molecular biology to sustainable agriculture systems.
Business Administration Ph.D.-In this mentor-based program, you will take formal coursework in the first two years, and work closely with faculty on research projects in your area of specialization throughout the program.
Chemical Engineering – Polymer Certificate-Targeted toward students with a bachelor's degree in an engineering or science field, the program provides opportunities for students to improve their knowledge of polymers in areas outside of their specific field of expertise, and to apply their technical knowledge to problems in polymer engineering and science.
Chemical Engineering M.S.-The M.S. program gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in chemical engineering through research and coursework. Topics include a broad range of specializations.
Chemical Engineering Ph.D.-The Ph.D. program is research-focused. It provides an opportunity to deepen your chemical engineering knowledge through pursuing a research project chosen from within a broad range of specializations. Coursework can draw from many disciplines.
Chemistry M.S.-Develop the skills needed to conduct specialized laboratory research in preparation for careers in highly competitive chemical and biological industries.
Chemistry Ph.D.-Develop the skills needed to conduct specialized laboratory research in preparation for careers in highly competitive chemical and biological industries.
Civil and Environmental Engineering M.S.-Learn to build bridges spanning great distances, deliver clean water to millions of people, identify the best way to route billions of dollars in goods, and design next-generation renewable energy systems.
Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D.-Learn to build bridges spanning great distances, deliver clean water to millions of people, identify the best way to route billions of dollars in goods, and design next-generation renewable energy systems.
Coastal Resilience Graduate Certificate-This program focuses on the skills needed to work on mitigating the effects of coastal disasters related to climate change, such as tropical storms, wildfires, extreme heat, and flooding. Students who complete this certificate will be well equipped to find professional employment in the field of coastal resilience.
College Student Personnel M.S.-The College Student Personnel (CSP) program prepares you to pursue careers in student affairs, including academic advising, residence life, student activities, multicultural affairs, and more.
Communication Studies M.A.-Prepares you to establish or further your careers as a professional in communication or related fields such as personnel, business administration, or human services, or for continuing study in a Ph.D. program.
Community Planning Graduate Certificate-Provides advanced instruction and training in community planning and development to address contemporary planning challenges at different geographical levels in the United States.
Computer Science M.S.-The M.S. program features lots of flexibility in course requirements, and is specifically designed to allow you and your advisor to determine the best program of study for your interests.
Computer Science Ph.D.-Students in the Ph.D. program typically conduct a major research project with one of our research groups to produce new intellectual contributions to the Computer Science field.
Cyber Security Professional Science Masters Degree (PSM)-Designed for working professionals who have already completed a four-year undergraduate degree, this fully online program allows you to complete your degree at your own pace, within an approved course track in a specific area.
Data Analytics for Accounting and Auditing Graduate Certificate-This online program provides CPA candidates with the expertise needed to sit for the CPA exam under the new format incorporating data analytics in January 2024. With this program, CPA license candidates who graduated from an undergraduate program with more than 120 credits can earn the necessary credits to fulfill the 150 hour requirement for […]
Data Science Graduate Certificate-The online Graduate Certificate in Data Science is ideal for working professionals and recent graduates looking to enter or advance in the field of data science.
Data Science M.S.-This is a non-thesis program, requiring 30 credit hours and a culminating experience that demonstrates your ability to apply data science concepts to solve a complex, relevant real-world problem.
Dietetics M.S.-This online program is designed to provide academic training for students who are currently completing ACEND-accredited dietetic internship programs.
Digital Literacy Graduate Certificate-This is a 12-credit graduate program for educators, librarians and media professionals who want to learn to use, create and share digital texts, tools and technologies.
Doctor of Business Administration-Designed for business professionals, the Doctorate in Business Administration is built on the principles of future-oriented thinking, experiential learning, and enduring connections.
Doctor of Nursing Practice-The DNP program prepares clinicians capable of translating scientific findings, evaluating outcomes and programs, producing clinical scholarship, and transforming health care systems and policies.
Doctor of Pharmacy, Pharm.D.-The Doctor of Pharmacy curriculum is a ‘zero to six’ program, which means you complete the program in six years, graduating with a Doctor of Pharmacy degree. The program stresses critical thinking, active learning and clinical experience to prepare you for practice in a variety of professional settings.
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)-This fully accredited degree program offers an intensive three-year course of study, where you’ll learn about basic sciences, evaluative and treatment theories, intervention techniques, and other clinical skills.
Early Childhood Education Post-Baccalaureate Certificate-The Teacher Certification Program (TCP) in Early Childhood Education is designed for students who have completed a bachelor’s degree. The program is a fully accredited certification program that prepares students to teach preschool to grade 2.
Education M.A.-Designed for teachers who have already been certified in elementary or secondary education as part of their undergraduate degree, and want to obtain a master’s degree with a declared specialization.
Education M.A. with Teacher Certification-Designed for students who have an undergraduate degree in an area other than elementary or secondary education, the M.A./TCP lets you obtain your teacher certification along with your master’s degree.
Education Ph.D.-The Ph.D. program at URI is designed for educational scholars and leaders who value equity, and who want to develop scholarly expertise and research skills to engage in transformative work across the educational spectrum.
Electrical Engineering M.S.-Primarily a coursework-oriented program, the M.S. offers a wide variety of specializations in electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering.
Electrical Engineering Ph.D.-Primarily a research-oriented program, the Ph.D. offers a wide variety of specializations in electrical, computer, and biomedical engineering.
Embedded Systems Graduate Certificate-This 12-credit certificate program provides practicing engineers the opportunity to update and renew themselves with the latest knowledge and skills in the ever evolving field of embedded systems.
English M.A.-This highly competitive program offers a low faculty/student ratio, so you'll receive personalized attention and be encouraged to publish your work and to deliver conference papers.
English Ph.D.-With a low faculty/student ratio and an actively publishing faculty interested in sharing their time and interests, students receive personalized attention and are encouraged to publish their work, participate in conferences, and present creative work in public venues.
Fisheries Science Graduate Certificate-URI's online graduate certificate in Fisheries Science (FIS) will develop core competencies in sustainable fisheries management, including stock assessment and fisheries ecology.
Gerontology and Geriatrics Graduate Certificate-This 15-credit program provides an important step beyond continuing education for professionals who already have a bachelor’s or advanced degree, and can lead to further graduate training in a health or human service discipline at URI. The program is interdisciplinary, with faculty from eight different URI departments and colleges participating.
Graduate Certificate in GIS and Geospatial Technologies-URI’s online Graduate Certificate in GIS and Geospatial Technologies provides students with proficiency and expertise in highly sought-after geospatial technology skills including Geographic Information System (GIS), interactive map and data productions and field data collection.
Health Sciences Ph.D.-The Ph.D. in Health Sciences provides you with hands-on basic, applied and translational courses together with research laboratory or field experiences needed to solve today's most important health-related problems.
Healthcare Management Graduate Certificate-This 12-credit online graduate degree certificate, offered through URI’s nationally ranked College of Business, provides current and aspiring healthcare professionals with a business foundation necessary to succeed in management and leadership roles across the healthcare sector.
Healthcare Management M.S.-This 30-credit graduate degree program allows maximum flexibility to meet your health management professional needs. It is designed for current and potential health professionals, clinical or administrators, who aspire to upper-management positions.
History M.A.-This flexible, cross-disciplinary program offers three primary concentrations, along with the option for a minor concentration in another field such as English, women's studies, political science or marine affairs.
Human Development and Family Science M.S.-Designed to immerse you in a specialized area of human development and family studies, the M.S. program provides a strong emphasis on policy, research, and practical knowledge of the field.
Hydrology Graduate Certificate-This 15-credit program provides students advanced training in the practice and processes that affect the availability and quality of groundwater and surface water resources.
Industrial and Systems Engineering Ph.D.-This versatile program lets you develop individual programs of study in service and enterprise systems and manufacturing systems, with options for interdisciplinary study in areas like health care, transportation, ocean engineering, and biomedical engineering.
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience M.S.-Whether you want to integrate neuroscience expertise into your current professional development, or to specialize in one of several areas of focus, the INP offers in-depth training in the neurosciences, with practical, hands-on laboratory skills and significant research experience.
Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Ph.D.-Whether you want to integrate neuroscience expertise into your current professional development, or to specialize in one of several areas of focus, the INP offers in-depth training in the neurosciences, with practical, hands-on laboratory skills and significant research experience.
International Relations M.A.-Designed for students who are working or intend to work in the area of international relations, diplomacy, international development, and global peace studies, the M.A. program teaches you to apply theories and practices to real-world global problems through specialized training and experiential learning.
Kinesiology M.S.-The M.S. program is designed for students who might want to pursue future study in a doctoral program, or work in a variety of organizations with an interest in the promotion of regular physical activity.
Labor Relations and Human Resources M.S.-This 30-credit multidisciplinary program prepares students for work in labor unions, business firms, educational organizations, government agencies and non-profit enterprises.
Marine Affairs M.A.-Designed to educate students in the interdisciplinary analysis needed for effective marine and coastal management, the program offers a solid foundation in issues confronting policymakers, environmental managers, and businesses at every governmental level.
Marine Affairs Ph.D.-With a focus on coastal/ocean management, policy, and law, the Ph.D. program is designed to serve the needs of individuals who will be working in government, research institutes, consulting, and academia.
Master of Business Administration (MBA)-Designed to prepare you for leadership positions in business, government, and nonprofit organizations, the MBA program offers a global perspective while stressing the ethical and environmental responsibilities inherent in all management activities.
Master of Environmental Science and Management (MESM)-This is an interdisciplinary, interdepartmental program focused on building expertise for working professionals who want to further their careers with private sector firms, governmental agencies, or non-profit organizations.
Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS)-This is a fully-online, 36-credit program that builds knowledge and expertise in library and information services (across multiple sectors); management of information services; and information science, technology, and equity.
Master of Marine Affairs (MMA)-Designed to educate students in the interdisciplinary analysis needed for effective marine and coastal management, the program offers a solid foundation in issues confronting policymakers, environmental managers, and businesses at every governmental level.
Master of Music (MM)-Offering several options within the music performance and music education specializations, the MM prepares students to be professional performers, conductors, composers, and music teachers.
Master of Oceanography-Designed for students who want to continue their education in ocean environmental management and assessment, maritime industries, fisheries, science communication, ocean policy and law, the MO program prepares you to apply ocean science and technology to real-world problems.
Master of Oceanography (Online)-This 30-credit online program delivers practical experience and in-depth knowledge aimed at enhancing your career in maritime companies (e.g., consulting, construction, shipping, resource and energy development), port management, the uniformed marine services, government agencies, and environmental organizations.
Master of Public Administration (MPA)-Offered jointly with Rhode Island College, this flexible Providence-based program draws from a rich and rigorous curriculum, combined with experiential education, that will prepare you to be a leader in public policy and administration.
Mathematics M.S.-The M.S. degree allows you to individualize your program of study, so in addition to courses in mathematics, you might include courses in computer science, engineering, and other applied areas.
Mathematics Ph.D.-The Ph.D. degree allows you to individualize your program of study, so in addition to courses in mathematics, you might include courses in computer science, engineering, and other applied areas.
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics M.S.-This versatile degree allows you to develop an individualized program of study in mechanical systems/design, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, or thermal science. In addition, there are opportunities for interdisciplinary programs such as biomechanics, geomechanics, manufacturing, material science, ocean engineering, and micro/nano sciences.
Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics Ph.D.-This versatile degree allows you to develop an individualized program of study in mechanical systems/design, fluid mechanics, solid mechanics, or thermal science. In addition, there are opportunities for interdisciplinary programs such as biomechanics, geomechanics, manufacturing, material science, ocean engineering, and micro/nano sciences.
Medical Physics M.S.-This two-year degree, in partnership with Rhode Island Hospital, Brown University's Alpert Medical School, and the RI Nuclear Science Center, provides you with basic education in medical physics and prepares you to continue your education and career in medical physics.
Medication Outcomes Graduate Certificate-This 12-credit online program teaches you to identify and measure the relationship between medical treatments and outcomes achieved in real-world environments. The skills learned in this program will help to expand your career in health economics, managed care, policy, medication safety and risk management.
Natural Resources and the Environment Graduate Certificate-URI’s Online Graduate Certificate in Natural Resources and the Environment was created for students who seek expertise in natural resource management and for professionals in the field who are interested in updating their skills in analyzing, managing, and communicating data about natural resources.
Nursing M.S.-Offering several areas of specialization, the M.S. program provides advanced preparation for professional nurses to assume leadership roles in a variety of settings.
Nursing Ph.D.-This 35-credit program prepares nurse scholars and researchers capable of advancing nursing knowledge through the development and testing of nursing theory and the conduct of research in clinical practice.
Nursing Post-Masters Certificate-Designed for nurses who already have a master's degree, this program offers advanced education in one of four concentrations, preparing you for leadership roles in primary health care, acute and critical care settings, and as educators of nursing care.
Ocean Engineering M.S.-Led by faculty with broad and interdisciplinary research interests, graduate ocean engineering students can choose from a diverse group of courses in ocean related subjects, preparing them for jobs in large and small corporations, consulting firms, and government research laboratories.
Ocean Engineering Ph.D.-Led by faculty with broad and interdisciplinary research interests, graduate ocean engineering students can choose from a diverse group of courses in ocean related subjects, preparing them for jobs in large and small corporations, consulting firms, and government research laboratories.
Oceanography M.S.-This flexible program allows you to focus on a specific area of oceanography – biological, chemical, geological, and physical – as well as in interdisciplinary and related areas such as atmospheric chemistry.
Oceanography Ph.D.-This flexible program allows you to focus on a specific area of oceanography – biological, chemical, geological, and physical – as well as in interdisciplinary and related areas such as atmospheric chemistry.
Pharmaceutical Sciences M.S.-Offering programs and specializations in highly sought after fields, the M.S. program allows you to study with faculty who are world-renowned, respected experts in basic, clinical, and applied pharmaceutical sciences.
Pharmaceutical Sciences Ph.D.-Offering programs and specializations in highly sought after fields, the Ph.D. program allows you to study with faculty who are world-renowned, respected experts in basic, clinical, and applied pharmaceutical sciences.
Physics M.S.-The M.S. program offers considerable flexibility in course selection, including those from other disciplines, allowing you to create a highly individualized program of study.
Physics Ph.D.-The Ph.D. program offers considerable flexibility in course selection, including those from other disciplines, allowing you to create a highly individualized program of study.
Psychology Ph.D.-The Ph.D. program offers three specializations that prepare you for roles in a variety of settings including clinical, educational, research, social service, and private sector.
Public Administration and Policy Certificates-Professional Certificates are available in Public Administration and Policy, Public Management, and Policy Analysis. These online graduate certificates are aimed at providing professionals with the skills and expertise needed to meet the challenges of today’s world. Taught by the same faculty and thought leaders who teach in the MPA program, each 12-credit online graduate certificate […]
Quantum Computing M.S.-The M.S. in Quantum Computing is designed for students who have completed a bachelor's degree in Physics or a closely related discipline and have a basic understanding of quantum mechanics. URI partners with industrial firms and institutes to ensure that our graduates have the required foundation for employment or further education in this rapidly advancing field.
School Library Media Certification Program-The School Library Media program is a track within the 36-credit hour MLIS program, enabling students to earn the MLIS degree while qualifying for School Library Media Certification in Rhode Island and other states in the Interstate Certificate Compact (including Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York and Vermont).
Science Writing and Rhetoric Graduate Certificate-This graduate certificate program combines graduate-level training and an off-campus internship in science writing and rhetoric to provide a solid foundation and skills for taking complex scientific results and communicating them to both specialist and non-scientific audiences, including the public and policy makers.
Social Media Graduate Certificate-This online graduate certificate program offers hands-on experience to enhance practical social media skills by interacting with instructors and peers who have different sets of expertise and perspectives.
Speech Language Pathology M.S.-This program provides academic and clinical training for students who are preparing for professional practice in speech-language pathology, where they will work to prevent, diagnose, and treat a variety of communication and swallowing disorders, and may be employed in schools, hospitals, and clinics.
Statistics M.S.-Focused on applied statistics, this program will prepare you to solve problems using real-world applications in areas such as ecology, biostatistics, industrial engineering and computer science, giving you a real advantage in the job market.
Systems Engineering M.S.-This versatile degree allows you to create an individualized program within one of two specialization areas, with options to include interdisciplinary programs such as logistics, supply chain management, health care systems, transportation, human factors, material science, ocean engineering, and biomedical engineering.
Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, and Design M.S.-A degree in Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design covers the entire supply chain, preparing you for the wide range of careers the industry offers. Choose from three specializations that offer advanced study in areas ranging from color science and quality control, to history and conservation, to retailing and consumer behavior.