Customize Your Online MBA with Rice Business

Rice Business, ranked among the best business schools by U.S. News and World Report,1 will equip you to make your bold business ideas a reality. In two years, you can earn your MBA online and focus in Corporate Finance, Corporate Strategy, Investment Management or Marketing. 

Our online MBA curriculum is 54 credits, and each 11-week term comprises 6 credits.

Curriculum Breakdown

  • Core courses: Our core courses begin by equipping you with functional business knowledge—like financial accounting, data analysis and managerial economics—and conclude with an emphasis on interpersonal skills—like organizational behavior, negotiations and leadership. You will emerge prepared to apply a wide range of skills in a real-world setting.
  • Electives: Our online MBA curriculum includes elective options so you have the freedom to tailor your education to your career goals. Elective topic areas include corporate investment policy, the geopolitics of energy and financial statement analysis.
  • Field Experiences: Throughout your time as a student, you are required to complete at least two Field Experience courses—one MBA@Rice Residential and one international Global Field Experience (GFE).

    MBA@Rice Residentials consist of a variety of simulations, seminars, group projects and guided leadership exercises that bring you face to face with peers, faculty and industry leaders. MBA@Rice Residentials are held on the Rice University campus in Houston, Texas.

    GFEs are a part of Rice Business Global, our international opportunities for all MBA students. The GFE allows online students to come together as a cohort, spend time together abroad and work in teams to complete projects with local companies and non-profits.

Broaden your business perspective with Rice Business. Request information today to learn more about the program.

1 U.S. News and World Report, ranked in 2019