• Spring 2015 Courses Now Open

    Whether you are interested in expanding your view of the universe in “Space Exploration in the 21st Century” or peering into microscopic worlds with “Understanding Microbes From Gut to Globe,” we invite you to gain new perspective with us this year.

    View the full list of personal development courses.

  • Certified Facility Manager® (CFM) Preparation

    Proven FM Competence, Global Recognition.

    Using the IFMA FM Learning System®, our online course is the first and only university course that helps you prepare for the CFM Exam. Register today.

    Section Dates: 13 Wednesdays, March 4-May 7, 6-9 p.m. Central time
    Fee: $2,795

  • Best Boards 2015

    The Best Boards conference is an all-day program designed to help nonprofit board members and staff work together more effectively. The program is designed to be valuable to both new and seasoned board members and nonprofit executives. 

    Keynote Speaker: Scott McClelland, Houston Division President, H-E-B

    Thursday, March 5, 2015, 9 a.m.-3:45 p.m.

    Learn more about Best Boards.

  • Our New Home

    Thanks to the generosity of more than 400 donors, we have moved into the new D. Kent and Linda C. Anderson and Robert L. and Jean T. Clarke Center. We are thrilled for you to join us as we continue to grow in our new home.


    See why we’re so excited about the Anderson-Clarke Center.

  • Learn with Us from Anywhere

    A growing number of courses at the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies are offered in convenient online or hybrid formats. These courses provide the opportunity to experience Rice and achieve your goals from almost anywhere.


    Explore our online course offerings.



    We currently offer two master’s degrees: The Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) and the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT). The MLS program is designed for adults seeking an intellectual challenge and who enjoy being part of a learning community, and the MAT program provides extensive study of critical issues in education and effective pedagogy for diverse learners.

    Learn more about the application process for MLS or MAT

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