Connecting your employees to an exceptional education.
Career success matters at JWU.
At Johnson & Wales University, we know that the success of any business depends on the success of its employees, which is why we're excited to help bolster employee knowledge, understanding, and intellectual growth through an educational partnership program.
Students can choose to take courses through the College of Online Education or on-campus in Providence, allowing them to choose what best fits their needs.
Johnson & Wales University is a highly-respected institution with a demonstrated history of success in helping students achieve their educational and professional goals. In addition, the JWU College of Online Education is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC) and offers a broad range of online degree programs to meet the needs of your workforce.
- The online delivery format is flexible yet rigorous in academic content and lets your employees learn while meeting all of their obligations to work, family, and the other demands of life.
- The education provided by JWU will strengthen your organization by developing competent, engaged, and motivated employees.
- Your employees can study on their own time, when and where they choose.
By enrolling in online degree programs at JWU, employees will:
- Learn from industry-experienced faculty with years of professional experience.
- Get real-world exposure through a career-focused curriculum.
- Take advantage of multiple convenient start dates each term.
Johnson & Wales University College of Online Education offers career-relevant degrees that position our graduates for the workforce of the future. With more than 50 fully online programs and a flexible course structure, students are able to complete their studies anytime, anywhere.
For corporate partners, we have the ability to tailor our degree program offerings to your company’s workforce needs.
Click here for a full list of online degree programs.
Currently, the College of Online Education is extending up to a 20 percent partner scholarship to benefit-eligible employees of our educational partnership organizations for all 50+ of our online undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
For more information about JWU Online's tuition rates and financial aid resources, visit the college's Tuition and Fees page.
How much does my program cost?
All tuition charges for online classes are charged on a per-credit-hour basis. For information about the cost of a specific program, please refer to the Tuition and Fees page.
Do you offer credit for life or work experience?
Yes. JWU offers “prior learning assessment credit,” allowing you to earn credits for the knowledge or skills you’ve mastered. Credit can be earned through portfolio development or with departmental challenge examinations (credit by examination). JWU also accepts College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) examination credit. To learn more about taking these assessments, visit the Testing for Credit section of our Registration and Graduation Information site.
Can I apply for financial aid even if I receive tuition reimbursement?
Yes. Complete the FAFSA, and we will use that to determine your eligibility for financial aid. Tuition reimbursement will be taken into consideration. For more information, visit our Financial Aid page.
What is expected of me in an online course?
Each course has a syllabus that outlines expectations and requirements for the course. Each online course has activities, assignments, and assessments required throughout the course according to a schedule. Participation requirements may include posting a certain number of original messages, responding to a certain number of other posts, or logging in and contributing a certain number of times each week. To tour an online classroom, click here.
How much time should I dedicate to my studies?
It is important that you stick to the schedule for the course. The schedule exists to make sure you and your classmates are engaged in the same content and online discussions at the same time, which leads to a quality online learning experience. For undergraduate courses, be prepared to spend 6-8 hours per week on each course. For graduate, be prepared to spend 10-12 hours per week on each course.
Which degree is right for me?
We encourage you to have a conversation with your admissions representative in order to determine which degree is right for you! We're always here for you.
Is the JWU College of Online Education accredited?
Yes, the College of Online Education is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools & Colleges (NEASC).
For general questions about JWU Online or online learning, please refer to our College FAQs.