Johnson & Wales University’s colleges foster a holistic approach to education through an environment of collaboration, hands-on learning and experiential education. By blending classroom knowledge with real-world experiences, we offer dynamic programs designed to mold critical thinkers and career-ready professionals. 

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John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences

Students in the John Hazen White College of Arts & Sciences are designing their own majors, finding ways to change the world through politics or criminal justice, conducting biological research, directing independent films and more. This college is filled with ambitious young minds who are learning to become critical and creative thinkers, effective communicators and leaders with skills that can translate to so many different fields.

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Providence  Charlotte

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College of Business

The movers and shakers, the groundbreakers, the entrepreneurs — you’ll find them all in the College of Business. Students are crunching the numbers, examining international markets, building the next global brand and more. The fundamental and advanced skills you’ll learn here will teach you to develop ideas, implement business strategies and manage an organization.

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Providence  Charlotte

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College of Engineering & Design

College of Engineering & Design students are engineering the future of medicine, computer technology and electronics. Some are designing computer programs, configuring websites or developing the visual identities of brands. Others are learning how to protect the world from cyber threats and identity theft. You’ll discover a passion for changing the world by solving problems through design, strategy and innovation.

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College of Food Innovation & Technology

We’re celebrating 50 years of providing world-renowned culinary education to people who are passionate about food — people just like you. The College of Food Innovation & Technology (CFIT) is a place where your culinary education extends far beyond the kitchen into economics, history, health, art, sustainability and more.

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Providence  Charlotte

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College of Health & Wellness

Students in JWU’s College of Health & Wellness are discovering that food can be both fuel and medicine, learning how to heal injuries and train athletes, and leading the charge to improve community health and prevent disease. You’ll build skills for a wide variety of career options in fields such as athletic training, healthcare administration or community health work. 

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Providence  Charlotte

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College of Hospitality Management

You can travel the world, plan big events and shape experiences in the College of Hospitality Management. This college combines the free-spirited energy of adventurers with the organization and thoughtfulness of those who love to plan experiences for people to enjoy. Every major has a strong business core that will provide you with the skills to step into leadership positions in any area of the hospitality industry.

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Providence  Charlotte

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College of Professional Studies

Whether you’re making a career change or seeking to elevate your career, the College of Professional Studies offers flexible online associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs with the same high quality, professionally focused curriculum for which JWU is renowned. Our online programs are designed with input from leading companies, and taught by working professionals who know what it takes to succeed. 

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