Professional Studies

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.

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Communications & Marketing

In today's competitive atmosphere, the added competency of effective communications is sought by organizations regardless of industry. Our courses range in topics, in which all practices are beneficial to those seeking to enhance their communication proficiency.

Computer & Data Science

Whether you're looking to jump-start a new career path or gain skills to complement your current position, our computer and data science offerings provide you with an in-depth understanding of industry-based applications and techniques.

Entrepeneurship

Learn the proven tools and techniques developed by experienced practitioners and scholars of entrepreneurship.

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Financial Services

Whether looking to add Rice to your resume or prepare for a certification exam, Rice's financial services programs will assist you in reaching your professional objectives.

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Human Resources

The future of HR is SHRM certified. For more than two decades, Rice University has successfully helped HR management professionals prepare for certification exams — with pass rates that have consistently exceeded the national average.

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Leadership & Management

The Glasscock School offers multiple courses and exam preparation programs to enhance your management skills to drive your professional career.

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Legal Studies

Rice's Paralegal Graduate Certificate Program is offered in classroom format. Ideal for career changers and those seeking a second career, the skills-based course is taught by leading, practicing attorneys. This program requires a bachelor's degree.