Rice University - Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

  • Dr. Seiichi P. T. Matsuda, Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

    Admission for graduate study is handled at the program level.  

    Programs of Study can be found here: https://graduate.rice.edu/programs-study

    Program contacts can be found here: https://graduate.rice.edu/admissions/program-contacts

    Information can be requested here: https://graduate.rice.edu/request-information

    SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE
    Master of Architecture (MArch)
    Master of Arts Degree in the field of Architecture (MA)

    GEORGE R. BROWN SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING
    Applied Physics (MS/Ph.D.)
    Bioengineering (MS/Ph.D., MBE, Ph.D./M.D. with Baylor College of Medicine)
    Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering (MS/Ph.D., MChE, MChE/MBA)
    Civil & Environmental Engineering (MS, Ph.D., MCEE)
    Computational & Applied Mathematics (MA/Ph.D., MCAAM)
    Computational Science & Engineering (MCSE, Ph.D.)
    Computer Science (MS/Ph.D., MCS, OMCS)
    Data Science (MDS, OMDS)
    Electrical Engineering (MS/Ph.D., MECE, MECE/MBA)
    Engineering Management and Leadership (MEML)
    Industrial Engineering (MIE, MIE/MBA)
    Materials Science and Nanoengineering (MS/Ph.D., MMSNE, MMSNE/MBA)
    Mechanical Engineering (MS, MS/Ph.D., MME, MME/MBA)
    Statistics (MA/Ph.D., MStat)
    Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology (MS/Ph.D.)

    GLASSCOCK SCHOOL OF CONTINUING STUDIES
    Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT)
    Master of Liberal Studies (MLS)
    Diploma in Liberal Studies (DLS)
    Graduate Certificate: Dual Credit Teaching Credentialing
    Non-transcriptable certificate programs

    SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES
    Art History (MA/Ph.D.)
    English (MA/Ph.D.)
    History (MA/Ph.D.)
    Humanities (MIE, MIE/MBA)
    Philosophy (MA/Ph.D.)
    Religion (MA, Ph.D.)

    JESSE H. JONES SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
    Accounting (MAcc)
    Master of Business Administration (MBA), with concentrations in: Accounting; Energy; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Health Care; Marketing; Operations Management; Real Estate; Strategic Management.
    Master of Business Administration - Online
    Business (Ph.D.)
    M.B.A.: Education Entrepreneurship (REEP)
    Ph.D.: Business, with concentrations in: Accounting; Finance; Marketing; Organizational Behavior; Strategic Management

    SHEPHERD SCHOOL OF MUSIC
    Artist's Diploma (AD - Conducting, Performance)
    Master of Music (MMus - Conducting, Performance, Composition)
    Doctor of Musical Arts  (DMA - Conducting, Performance, Composition)

    WIESS SCHOOL OF NATURAL SCIENCES
    Applied Physics (MS/Ph.D.)
    Applied Chemical Sciences (MSACS)
    Biochemistry & Cell Biology (MS, Ph.D.)
    BioScience & Health Policy (MSBHP)
    Chemistry (MA/Ph.D.)
    Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences (MS, Ph.D.)
    Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (MS, Ph.D.)
    Energy Geoscience (MSSG)
    Environmental Analysis (MSEA)
    Mathematics (MA/Ph.D.)
    Physics & Astronomy (MS/Ph.D., Ph.D.)
    Science Teaching (MST)
    Space Studies (MSSpS)
    Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology (MS/Ph.D.)

    SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES
    Anthropology (MA/Ph.D.)
    Economics (MA/Ph.D., Ph.D.)
    Energy Economics (MEcon)
    Global Affairs (MGA)
    Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors (MHCIHF)
    Industrial/Organizational Psychology (MIOP)
    Political Science (MA/Ph.D.)
    Psychological Sciences (MA/Ph.D., Ph.D., with concentrations in: Cognitive & Affective Neuroscience, Health Psychology & Behavioral Medicine Research,  Human-Computer Interaction and Human Factors, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology)
    Social Policy Evaluation (MSPE)
    Sociology (MA/Ph.D.)

    Non-Transcriptable certificate programs are also available:
    Certificate in Teaching and Learning
    Certificate in African and African American Studies
    Certificate in Critical and Cultural Theory
    Certificate in Gnosticism, Esotericism and Mysticism
    Certificate in the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality

    ONLINE DEGREES
    Master of Business Administration
    Master of Computer Science 
    Master of Data Science
    Master of Engineering Management and Leadership 

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