Programs of Study

At Rice, graduate study is offered in two broad categories:

  1. Research-based programs leading to the M.A., M.S., and various doctoral degrees,
  2. Professional master's programs which provide advanced course work and lead to degrees in specific disciplines.

Research-based degrees will transform a student to be expert in their field; qualified doctoral applicants often receive tuition support and a stiped to support cost of living. Professional master’s degrees offer exceptional training and propel students to the next level of their careers.

Use the links below to find information on specific programs. A full chart of degree programs is found in the General Announcements. Graduate programs at Rice usually require full-time study, however, many professional master's programs can be completed on a part-time basis. Check with your department of interest for specifics, including application deadlines.