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Online Course Offerings

Rice University’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies (GSCS) offers a wide selection of online learning courses. We invite you to browse through the diverse offerings below. Our online courses are offered in the following formats:

  • Distance Learning - live sessions conducted by correspondence over the Internet and occur at a fixed time
  • Blended Learning - a combination of online educational instruction with live learning experiences, either at Rice University or in a digital space
  • On Demand Learning - self-contained and self-directed, conducted entirely via the Internet within the course platform

Center for College Readiness Courses


Fundamentals of College Counseling

Undergraduate Admissions Process

AP Exam Review Series

Understanding the Needs of Aspiring First Gen College Students

Managing the College Admissions Process


Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership Courses


Comprehensive Annual Giving

Donor Relations: Maintaining Strong Relationships With Your Donors

Essentials of Gift Administration

Fundraising Systems Management, Reporting and Business Intelligence

Prospect Research and Analysis

Fundamentals of Constituent Relationship Management

Fundraising Analytics: Leveraging the Power of Data

The Productive Development Office

Resiliency in the Nonprofit Sector: Creating an Environment for Success and Employee Retention

Meeting Your Donors Where They Are: Embracing Diversity as a Practice


Nonprofit Finance Certificate


Professional Development Courses


Certified Corporate Financial Planning & Analysis Professional™ (FP&A™) Program

Certified Facility Manager® (CFM) Preparation

Certified Internal Auditor® (CIA) Program

Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Program

Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) Program


SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CPSM)

SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCPSM)

Strategic Tools for Managing Organizational Change


CFP® Certification Education Program

Paralegal Graduate Certificate Program

On-Demand: Project Magement 

Agile Project Management

CAPM® Edge: Certified Associate in Project Management

CAPM® Prep IQ – Exam Prep Question Bank

Lean Six Sigma

Project Management Certificate Program - PMP® Exam Prep

Project Management Foundation

Project Management IQ™ - Exam Prep Question Bank


Teacher Education Courses


Educational Psychology

Race, Class, Gender in Education

Teaching and Learning through Inquiry

Educational Technologies & Digital Learning

Curriculum Development

Literacy across the Curriculum

Foundations of Education