Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • No, courses are available to full-time, professional or executive MBA students. Contact an admissions officer for more information.

  • They are options for full-time and professional MBAs to demonstrate specialized knowledge of a particular business function or industry based on career direction. The Healthcare concentration consists of 12 credits hours of coursework and is reflected on the MBA transcript.

  • Yes, all healthcare classes are open to all Jones School MBA students.

  • No, the program length will remain the same at 22 months.

  • No, returning to school for an MBA is often an opportunity for a person to move into a new industry.

  • No, the GMAT is not required for this Executive Education program.

  • Students must be enrolled in the Rice full-time program. Information about the general Rice MBA programs can be found on the academics page.

  • No, however you may indicate your interest in healthcare on the Rice admissions application.

  • Successful completion of the program prepares students for careers in the hospital, biotechnology, life science, and managed care industries.

  • Through email at or via phone at 713.348.3056

  • No, but you must be registered as a Rice graduate student to take the classes. Rice also offers executive education for people interested in taking classes without obtaining a degree.

  • Classes take place throughout the day ranging from weekday mornings and evenings to weekends. Students from all MBA programs have the opportunity to take all of the classes as his/her schedule permits.

  • In the last few years, students have had offers from many different companies. Some of these include: McKesson Specialty Health, Memorial Hermann Health System, Harris County Health System, IDEV Technology, Methodist Hospital System, TMC Orthopedic, DaVita, Medtronic, John & Johnson, Merck, Praxair, and Humana.

  • To see a full list of the course available click here.