Certificates

With a variety of certificates available, from principalship to human resources and leadership coaching, enhance your career by adding Rice to your résumé.

Advanced Data Certificate Programs

Through a collaboration with Rice’s George R. Brown School of Engineering, the Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers two unique certificate programs to in the field of advanced data analytics. Courses can be taken individually to supplement existing skills or in combination to earn two certificate options - the Certificate of Completion in Supply Chain Analytics or the Certificate of Completion in Advanced Data Analytics. Courses can be taken individually to supplement existing skills or in combination to earn two certificate options: the Certificate of Completion in Supply Chain Analytics or the Certificate of Completion in Advanced Data Analytics.

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Data Analytics Boot Camp

Rice University Data Analytics Boot Camp is a 24-week, part-time Data Analytics course offered on the Rice campus at the Anderson-Clarke Center. The curriculum includes Advanced Excel, Python, JavaScript (D3.js, Leaflet.js), HTML/CSS, API Interactions, Social Media Mining, SQL, Hadoop, Tableau, Advanced Statistics, Machine Learning, R, Git/GitHub, and more.

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College Access Counseling Certificate

The College Access Counseling Certificate Program is a 40-hour minimum (non-credit, Continued Professional Education - CPE) certificate program that fulfills the professional needs of secondary college access counselors. The program has been specifically designed to increase the participants' knowledge and improve their capacity to assist students in navigating the pathway to college.

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Principal Certification

Candidates already holding a master’s degree may choose to earn the principal certification only. Candidates needing to earn a master’s degree can do so via our Master of Arts in Teaching program (MAT). The MAT plan of study can facilitate a specialization in educational leadership, allowing you to earn your MAT and principal certification simultaneously.

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Teacher Certification

Rice University Teacher Education offers two options for Rice undergraduate students interested in a career in education. Students may choose to earn either a Texas teaching certificate (in a specified field) or a Texas teaching certificate and a Master of Arts in Teaching. With either option, our dedicated faculty offer pre-service teachers an exceptional amount of personal contact, coaching, support and supervision. 

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Essentials of Starting a Business

Learn tools and techniques taught in the No. 3 Entrepreneurship Program in the U.S. This hands-on course equips those seeking to start a business with the essentials to navigate a sometimes chaotic and challenging process.

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Certified Financial Planner CFP® Program

The Certified Financial Planner® Certification Education program is offered in classroom and online formats. This course teaches the core curriculum necessary to meet the educational requirement to sit for the CFP® exam, including completion of a financial plan development (capstone) course registered with the CFP Board.

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Certified Internal Auditor®

Certified Internal Auditor, offered in an online format, is designed to prepare auditors of all levels for the Certified Internal Auditor exam. Individuals who successfully complete the program receive a Rice Certificate of Achievement.

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Certified Treasury Professional

Certified Treasury Professional is the leading credential in corporate treasury worldwide that signifies you have demonstrated the skills required to effectively execute critical functions related to corporate liquidity, capital and risk management.

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Essentials of Human Resources

The Glasscock School's Essentials of Human Resources is fundamental for professionals starting their career in the HR field. No prior HR experience required.

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Human Resource Management Certificate

Earning your SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP® credential makes you a recognized expert and leader in the HR field—and a valuable asset to your organization, keeping you and your organization more competitive in today's economy.

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CoachRICE: A Leadership Coaching Program

Certify your coaching expertise at one of the top academic institutions in the U.S. CoachRICE: A Leadership Coaching Program is a 60- hour, ICF-accredited program that helps develop and expand leadership coaching skills.

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Project Management Professional

A career in project management offers a variety of jobs across industries, incredible growth potential, and excellent compensation. Establish yourself as a globally-recognized project manager by earning the most sought-after credential in the profession with Rice University's exam preparation course.

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Paralegal Graduate Certificate Program

Rice paralegals are in demand. The Paralegal Graduate Certificate program is skills-based and offered in both a classroom and online format. The paralegal studies program is taught by practicing attorneys and includes career search support. Individuals who successfully complete the program receive a Rice Certificate of Achievement.

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Fundraising Operations Certificate

The complex nature of development requires fundraisers and executives to recognize the importance of fundraising operations to achieve continued success. Earn Rice's Fundraising Operations Certificate in one year.

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Fund Development Certificate

The Fund Development Certificate is useful for individuals and organizations as they pursue growth in fundraising knowledge and skills. The certificate consists of four elective fundraising courses and one required development plan course. These courses provide you with a broad understanding of the fundraising role as well as assistance in the implementation of best practices within your organization.

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Leadership Institute for Nonprofit Executives (LINE) Certificate

The LINE program is a 10-month journey designed to assist nonprofit leaders and those aspiring to leadership roles in the nonprofit sector to build their current skillsets and become effective and successful leaders of nonprofit organizations. The LINE program combines the academic rigor of Rice University and the Susanne M. Glasscock School of Continuing Studies' dedication to philanthropic success to offer you the catalyst you need to propel your organization to the next level or give you the confidence to pursue your nonprofit career aspirations

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Nonprofit Finance Certificate

Earn Rice University's Nonprofit Finance Certificate in five months. This certificate includes six eight-hour intensive sessions, two out-of-class meetings including a team project and a practicum.

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