The Graduate Studies and Continuing Education department at Salve Regina University administers distance learning. Interactive online courses are seven weeks long and provide students with the ability to interact and participate in discussions with classmates and faculty. This interaction is asynchronous with no requirement for classmates to be online at the same time. The interactive environment serves to enrich course content, provides opportunity for discussion and encourage the exchange of ideas. Master’s degrees available online include administration of justice and homeland security, business administration, health care administration and management, humanities, innovation and strategic management, international relations. Additionally, several online certificate programs are offered as well. A technical requirements page guides users through the mechanics of setting up their account and accessing online courses; technical support is available throughout the process.