Master of Liberal Studies

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For those looking to set themselves apart professionally, the Masters of Liberal Studies program is the perfect path to do just that.

Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020

Earn Your Degree at Your Pace

Beginning in fall 2020, students now have the option to earn their master’s degree at a pace that fits their personal and professional aspirations.

Wednesday, Sep. 25, 2019

It's Not Too Late

How would your life look while you pursue this advanced degree at Rice? No matter what you imagine, we can help you make it happen.

In an increasingly digital world it’s not our ability to produce that sets us apart—it’s our ability to think. Learn more about the Master of Liberal Studies.

The Rice Master of Liberal Studies combines a world-class Rice education with the flexibility a degree plan tailored to each student’s unique needs.

The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies' Master of Liberal Studies Program (MLS) celebrated 10 years of changing lives.


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Graduate Liberal Studies Program
Rice University
Anderson-Clarke Center
Third Floor
Houston, TX 77005


Graduate Liberal Studies Program
Rice University
Mail Stop 550
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892