MBA@Rice offers every MBA student the flexibility to create an experience that works for their learning styles—and their lives. Adjust your course load anytime to accommodate your work schedule and other shifting priorities—all while pursuing a top-notch Rice education.
You can complete the online MBA program in as few as 24 months, or you can take fewer courses per term to earn your degree in 36 months. The first year will consist of all core courses, and the second year will feature a combination of core and elective courses.
The below schedules are examples of how your program of study might look. They include all required core courses, electives and Intensive Learning Experiences. Each term lasts 11 weeks.
Sample 24-Month Schedule
Financial Accounting (3 credits)
Competitive Strategy (1.5 credits)
Organizational Behavior I (1.5 credits)
MBA@Rice Residential (3 credits)
Data Analysis (3 credits)
Strategic Business Communication (1.5 credits)
Operations Management (1.5 credits)
Marketing (3 credits)
Managerial Economics (1.5 credits)
Managerial Accounting (1.5 credits)
Finance (3 credits)
Economic Environment of Business (1.5 credits)
Business-Government Relations (1.5 credits)
Global Field Experience (1.5 credits)
Strategy Formulation and Implementation (1.5 credits)