Graduate & Executive Education

Graduate School

A leader in business education, Bryant’s Graduate School of Business features highly recognized faculty with years of industry and academic experience, strong   academic programs, and world-class facilities and technology. The University’s Graduate School offers master’s degrees in business administration, taxation, and professional accountancy. Using a cohort approach, working professionals can earn their degree in just two years.  Organizations may choose to partner with our Graduate School staff to develop a customized industry-specific, on-site Master’s degree programs.  Other Graduate School corporate partners volunteer real-world problems or research opportunities for faculty to incorporate into the classroom through business practicum projects.

Executive Development Center

Bryant's Executive Development Center offers a wide range of professional certificates and individual courses that solve critical business problems in strategic areas of the business. Our corporate training consultants work with you to determine your training needs, with custom or standard programs to be delivered on campus, onsite at your desired location or online, through our e-Learning Management System Portal.

  • Executive and Business Coaching: Our Executive Coaching program is designed to clarify vision, enhance job performance, and develop leadership skills with personal guidance for your roadmap to success.
  • Business Coaching: Expert faculty can help solve critical business issues from supply chain management to succession planning.
  • Certifications:  As a nationally recognized Registered Provider, selected certificate programs are aligned with National Certifications that lead to global designations. All courses are taught by subject matter expert faculty, certified in their respective fields, and current practitioners who can link classroom theory with applied best practices. Corporate sponsored programs can be delivered onsite, on campus or online through our web based e-Learning management system.

The John H. Chafee Center for International Business

The John H. Chafee Center for International Business provides an array of international services to help businesses, ranging from export trade, research, and consulting to arrangements for trade missions and trade shows. Recipient of the coveted President’s “E” award for export excellence, The Center also oversees domestic programs including expert support in the areas of business development, e-business solutions, and product development and marketing.

The U.S.-China Institute and Confucius Institute at Bryant University

Professionals in Bryant's U.S.-China and Confucius Institutes provide academic, business development, and cultural education to individuals and companies interested in China-related projects.  Take a Chinese language class, consult about your company’s China strategy, arrange for a bilingual Chinese or American student intern at your company, become a partner in Chinese education and attend a guest lecture, or join us for Bryant’s Autumn and Spring Festival cultural events which draw thousands of Chinese-Americans to our campus.


Our faculty bring real-world experience and the latest academic theories to the table. Teaming with Bryant, organizations benefit from a partner who can provide expertise in fields such as accounting, corporate communication, international trade, global supply chain management, and Lean principles, among others. 

To learn more, please contact:

  • Graduate School of Business
    Phone: (401) 232-6230

  • Executive Development Center
    Annette Cerilli  
    Phone: (401) 232-6200

  • The John H. Chafee Center for International Business
    Raymond W. Fogarty
    Phone: (401) 232-6407

  • U.S.-China Institute
    Hong Yang, Ph.D.
    Vice President for International Affairs 
    Phone: (401) 232-6884