Johnson & Wales University, a private institution, was established in 1914 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island. The university also operates out of branch campuses in North Miami, Denver and Charlotte. Currently more than 16,000 students are enrolled at the university. The university offers accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Business, Hospitality, Culinary Arts, Technology and Education. Specialized masters and doctoral programs are offered through the School of Education. Graduate programs offered include MBA and a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study.