Sep 24, 2020  
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

2018-2019 Graduate Catalog

Welcome to Rivier University

Graduate Studies
Douglas Howard, Ph.D.
Vice-President for Academic Affairs
Phone: (603) 897-8241
Fax: (603) 897-8813


Office of Graduate Admissions
Phone: (603) 897-8219
Fax: (603) 897-8808

Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: (603) 897-8229

Notice of Non-Discrimination

Rivier University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, veteran or marital status, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation or disability in admission or access to, treatment in or employment in its programs and activities, and Title IX requires that the University not discriminate on the bases stated above. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding Title IX and the nondiscrimination policies:

Jane Clavette, Manager of Human Resources in Molloy Hall,,ext. 8210 for employees; Kurt Stimeling, Vice President for Student Affairs in the Dion Center,, ext. 8249 for students. You may reach them at their office extensions, email or at Inquiries concerning the application of nondiscrimination policies may also be referred to the Regional Director, Boston Office, Office for Civil Rights, US Department of Education, 8th Floor, 5 Post Office Square, Boston, MA 02109-3921, P: (617) 289-0111, F: (617) 289-0150; TDD: (877) 521-2172,

Catalog Limitations

The graduate catalog contains programs, fees, policies, and procedures effective at the time of publication. The catalog is not intended to constitute a contract between the University and any student, or other person, or application for admissions. The catalog is available in both print and electronic formats; however, the online version of the catalog is the most current version.  Policies, programs, courses, major requirements, fees, the academic calendar, and instructors may be added or changed at the sole discretion of the University. In planning their course schedules and programs of study, students are advised to review degree audit program planning sheets available from their academic advisor or program director.