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Our Programs

We offer a variety of degree and non-degree programs to fit your goals and your schedule. No matter which program you choose, online or on campus, you’ll learn from world-class faculty.

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World-Class Faculty

Recognized for their academic achievements and exceptional classroom teaching, our faculty have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally. To find clear, quick translations of their bold ideas, try reading Rice Business Wisdom. It will change the way you think.

Rice MBA program provides a lot of extracurricular opportunities for students to develop their careers: certificates, contests and competitions in partnership with potential employers. If you decide to change your life, Rice is the best choice for that where you will understand where and how you want to move.

Victoria Philippova

Full-Time MBA ‘21

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Your Career

The Career Development Office supports you during your time at Rice Business and beyond as you plan your next big move.

Personally Speaking

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The new online MBA program at Rice allows me to learn while living abroad in Asia with my family. I couldn’t do it otherwise.

Victoria Hwa Hopkins

MBA@Rice ‘20

Luis Rodriguez

For me, the Rice Business experience is unbelievable. I never thought that from the background I have, that I’d ever have this opportunity. I still have to pinch myself sometimes.

Luis Rodriguez

Executive MBA ‘22

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I loved accounting with Professor Rountree. He's so engaging and makes accounting much easier to understand. It wasn't a class I expected to enjoy and I did!

Christine Dobbyn

Executive MBA ‘20


Owl Have You Know is Rice Business’ podcast created to share the experiences of alumni, faculty, students and other members of our business community – real stories of belonging, failing, rebounding and, ultimately, succeeding.


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Flight Path

Amy joins host Scott Gale ’19 for a live event in McNair Hall to discuss her path to the higher ranks of academia, her vision for Rice’s future, continuing to foster the community Rice is known for, and how we can adapt and embrace new technologies.

The Intersection of Art and Business feat. Alison Weaver and Dean Peter Rodriguez
Up Next

Alison Weaver and Dean Peter Rodriguez give the inside scoop on building Rice Business' public art collection, its alignment with our teaching approach, the overarching theme, and the significance of public art.

REFS Founders Podcast Episode
Flight Path

The Rice Energy Finance Summit (REFS) founders, Jan Goetgeluk '10 and Jesús Patiño '10, join host Scott Gale '19 to discuss how they first met at Rice Business’ international student orientation many years ago, the experience of launching REFS, and the importance of swinging big.

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Finance Data Center

Get hands-on training across the financial markets at the Finance Center, where you have access to state-of-the-art technology and a full range of research and analytical tools.

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Rice Business Wisdom features faculty research applied in the classroom.

Marketing | Peer-Reviewed Research
New research offers actionable insights for boosting "likes" on sponsored posts.

Based on research by Jaeyeon (Jae) Chung and Ajay Kalra

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Finance | Peer-Reviewed Research
How federal monetary policy can influence equity (and inequity) in home buying.

Based on research by David Zhang

Strategy | Peer-Reviewed Research
Presidential visits lead to short-term stock gains, especially when there’s a unified government.

Based on research by Douglas A. Schuler and Anastasiya Zavyalova