Areas of Study

Our graduate and continuing education offerings include 13 master's degree programs with options for concentrations, a doctoral program in humanities and the Doctor of Nursing Practice, along with a bachelor's degree in nursing for licensed registered nurses. Many programs also provide options for four-course graduate certificates.

Administration of Justice and Homeland Security

Our programs in administration of justice and homeland security cultivate leaders and practitioners ready to tackle the security issues of today's increasingly technological and global environment. Using an analytical approach to practice, our programs meet the world's ever-changing demand for experts in security, intelligence, threat analysis and management, technology and leadership.

M.S. in Administration of Justice and Homeland Security

Certificates in Administration of Justice

Applied Behavior Analysis

Our programs in applied behavior analysis incorporate the master's-level courses and practicum experience required to sit for the Behavior Analyst Certification Board's national certification exam.

M.A. in Applied Behavior Analysis

CAGS in Applied Behavior Analysis

Catholic School Leadership

Our program in Catholic school leadership is designed for education professionals who aspire to leadership and senior administration positions in Catholic schools, along with current school leaders seeking to strengthen their understanding of the Catholic school mission and operations for more effective leadership.

CGS in Catholic School Leadership

Counseling, Leadership and Expressive Arts

Health Care Administration and Management

Health care is a rapidly changing industry with a constant demand for innovative and dynamic professionals. Our programs in health care administration and management prepare motivated individuals for management positions in hospitals, health systems, mental health facilities, physician practices, and government and non-government agencies.

M.S. in Health Care Administration and Management

Certificates in Health Care Administration and Management


Our humanities programs utilize an interdisciplinary curriculum to explore complex questions about the human condition and provide insight into how we understand ourselves and our role in today's world.

M.A. in Humanities

Ph.D. in Humanities

International Relations

Our programs in international relations help professionals and military officers hone the critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the complex field of foreign affairs.

M.A. and CGS in International Relations

MBA and Management

Our programs in business and management prepare professionals to successfully lead and manage within today's ever-evolving and increasingly global business environment.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

M.S. in Innovation and Strategic Management

Certificates in Business


Our graduate and continuing education programs in nursing – including the Doctor of Nursing Practice and the RN to B.S. in nursing – develop professional nurses who are liberally educated, ethically grounded and clinically competent health care providers.

Doctor of Nursing Practice (BSN-DNP)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master’s)

RN to B.S. in Nursing (RN-BSN)

The Newport MFA in Creative Writing

Our vibrant low-residency program confers an MFA in creative writing in one of the world's most beautiful settings, immersing students in the creative life through an intensive study of the craft of writing guided by dedicated faculty.

The Newport MFA in Creative Writing