Explore hundreds of classes available year-round. From humanities, social sciences, art, design and photography to foreign languages, creative writing, education, professional studies and so much more. Choose from short classes that are open to the public, a certificate program that enhances your resume, or a graduate degree that propels your knowledge forward.
Experience lifelong learning driven by your fascinations. Explore the arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences, creative writing, photography, studio art, mind-body practices and many other subjects in our short, non-credit courses and programs for the community.
The English as a Second Language (ESL) Program at Rice University offers non-native speakers of English the opportunity to improve their language skills in small classes that use an integrated-skills approach.
The Rice University Foreign Language Program provides an opportunity for students to learn a new language in small group classes taught by experienced instructors. Classes in eight foreign languages are offered in four sessions each year.
Learn about the latest management, legal, financial, marketing and leadership best practices in the nonprofit sector through in-depth study of the current landscape of the nonprofit sector within the context of proven organizational best practices.
Courses and certificates available for entrepreneurs and business professionals. Whether you are looking for continuing education credits, a professional certification, or an opportunity to enhance your skills, our courses will set you on a path to accomplish your professional goals.