Continued Education Credits

The Glasscock School's Professional Development department has a myriad of continuing education credits available for professionals.

With career advancement in mind, participants are able to earn credit for courses dependent on what is applicable for their field of study. Credits offered include continued education units (CEUs), continuing professional education (CPEs), International Coaching Federation credits, professional development units (PDUs) and SHRM- professional development credits (SHRM PDCs). Search through a variety of career advancement opportunities to see how you can obtain professional development credits, learn new competencies, prepare for a certification exam and earn a Rice Certificate Achievement.


Offerings range from public speaking and mindful communications to business writing. Interactive communications classes benefit professionals in any industry, and build confidence to effectively communicate in the workplace regardless of position. Earn CEUs and SHRM PDCs.

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Creativity and Innovation

The Glasscock School has launched creativity and innovation opportunities that provide adult learners with the creativity tools, environment and community they need to build their creative confidence. Earn CEUs and SHRM-PDCs.

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Financial Services

Offerings include courses designed to prepare individuals for certification exams. Some are offered on campus and others are offered in an online format using live instruction. Earn CPEs and CEUs.

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Human Resources

Rice offers human resources professionals SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification preparation, recertification and business development courses, which benefit beginners and experienced HR professionals. Earn CEUs and SHRM-PDCs.

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The Glasscock School offers leadership professional development courses assisting in advancing your career and cultivating an effective and collaborative teams. Earn ICF-approved hours and SHRM PDCs.

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Whether you are looking for certification exam preparation or professional development, management courses are applicable to a wide range of markets and job positions. Taught by leading industry experts, areas of study include human resources, facility management, along with business and communications enhancement options. Earn CEUs.

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These online courses are offered in an on-demand format available through the Glasscock School's partnership with the International Institute for Learning Inc., LLC. Earn CEUs.

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The Paralegal Graduate Certificate Program is a skills-based program taught by practicing attorneys and offered in classroom and online formats. Earn CEUs.

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Project Management

Rice University has partnered with the International Institute for Learning Inc. (IIL), a leading provider of training and course development in Project, Program and Portfolio Management, to bring you online continuing education programs that help you prepare for Project Management Institute (PMI®) certification exams. The online format allows you to train when you want and where you want — at your own pace. Earn PDUs.

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