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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.
Whether you have a data analysis background or not, this Data Science for Business: Building a Data-Driven Organization online short course from Rice University will guide you in becoming more data literate from an organizational perspective.
Embark on a new career as a K-12 educator. The Alternative Teacher Certification program (non-credit, non-transcribable) at Rice’s Glasscock School of Continuing Studies prepares new graduates and career changers for the rigors of the classroom. Students will meet Texas Education Agency requirements and complete a paid teaching internship, supervised by Rice faculty.
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.
For English and History Teachers — Teach your students about the rigors of higher learning while they earn credit in both high school and college.
The Early Literacy Leadership Academy (ELLA) is a rigorous two year certificate program designed to bring together early childhood professionals from public, private and charter school settings who are committed to serving as teacher leaders from their classrooms. Teachers chosen to participate in ELLA experience a unique combination of three semesters of monthly seminars and mentored learning plus one semester of independent study, with all four semesters supported by online learning.
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.
The Teacher Certification Program for Undergraduate Students is a 30-hour program that fulfills all requirements for a Texas Standard Teaching Certificate. Coursework includes professional education courses and extensive field experiences. The program is designed for students who are interested in pursuing teacher certification at the secondary level.
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.
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.
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.
The Glasscock School's Essentials of Human Resources is fundamental for professionals starting their career in the HR field. No prior HR experience required.
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.
This certificate provides a holistic approach to a lifelong leadership development practice. We start with the premise that leadership must begin with you, requires mobilizing and engaging others to do difficult work, and produces positive change in systems, communities, and organizations.
Rice University's Leadership Principles Certificate Program is designed to assist those aspiring to leadership roles reach new levels of success by teaching cutting-edge leadership and management concepts and providing tools and resources for the integration of learning into everyday practice.
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.
Discover how to apply strategic thinking to step beyond traditional project management and fulfill overarching business goals in this short course from a highly respected and top-ranked university.
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.
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.
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.
This 10-month certificate program, designed for first-time executive directors, allows you to use the work of your own organization to accelerate your learning and build practices that will help improve your programs, strengthen your board and increase your organization's financial sustainability immediately.
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
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.