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Learn Online with Rice University

Rice University is consistently ranked among the U.S. top 20 universities by U.S. News & World Report*. Rice has highly respected schools of Architecture, Business, Continuing Studies, Engineering, Humanities, Music, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences. Online short courses are run through the Jones Graduate School of Business (Rice Business) and The Glasscock School of Continuing Studies.

*Rice rises to No. 14 in 2018 US News rankings


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An online education that sets you apart

Join over 70,000 working professionals from across the globe, who have already benefitted from the opportunity to:

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Earn a certificate from a world-class university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to differentiate yourself and get recognised in the job market.

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Enjoy a personalised, people-mediated online learning experience that constantly achieves unprecedented course completion rates.
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Gain verifiable and relevant competencies through a career-focused curriculum that achieves specific learning outcomes and skill gains.
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