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Using a free OpenStax anatomy and physiology textbook, start mastering human anatomy and physiology with Rice’s 3 unique online courses from Dr. Laura Kabiri....

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Rice’s Intro to Mechanics is derived from its general physics 101 college course and teaches forces, kinematics, and more. Earn your physics certificate online....

Fundamentals of Immunology Specialization

This specialization is designed to equip students with the basic concepts and vocabulary of immunology. The goal is to provide students from different backgrounds with a fundamental understanding of i...

Investment and Portfolio Management Specialization

All investors, from the largest wealth funds to the smallest individual investors, share common issues in investing: how to meet their liabilities, how to decide where to invest, and how much risk to ...

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Learn the foundations of waves and optics in Rice University’s physics 200-level online courses. Prepare for advanced study in science and engineering now....

Leafcutter ants

You’ll go far beyond the typical classroom in this series of three online courses. We’ll explore wild places, examine fossils, and interact with endangered species. You’ll learn to see nature as a bio...

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Enjoy an intro to economics with Rice University’s Principles of Economics Specialization, 100% online from Jimmy DeNicco, one of Rice’s most beloved faculty....

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Upon successful completion of the program, you will be awarded a prestigious certificate from Rice University, demonstrating your proficiency in medical terminology....

Parallel, Concurrent and Distributed Programming in Java Specialization

Parallel, concurrent, and distributed programming underlies software in multiple domains, ranging from biomedical research to financial services. This specialization is intended for anyone with a basi...

Anatomy and Physiology II course specialization

In part II of Dr. Laura Kabiri’s Human A&P Specializations, continue mastering college-level anatomy and physiology concepts with top-ranked Rice University....

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Master ESL teaching strategies that promote culturally responsive teaching. Earn your ESL teaching certificate 100% online with top-ranked Rice University....

Communication Skills for Engineers Specialization

Engineers who want to advance in their profession need to be effective communicators. They need to clearly communicate complex ideas and technical project plans. They also need to be strong persuaders...

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Rice Business and Coursera bring you a 3-course Pre-MBA specialization with finance, accounting and data analysis MBA prep courses for business school candidates....

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Learn about electricity, magnetism and more in Rice U’s online courses. Earn a certificate to prepare for further study or a career in science or engineering....

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Ready to dig into archaeology 101? Enroll in Rice University’s newest online archaeology courses, 100% online through Coursera. Earn a certificate now....

Leadership Development for Engineers Specialization

Engineers wanting to advance their careers must be able to lead teams effectively. This specialization is designed for professional engineers who are interested in advancing into leadership and manage...

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Rice University and Coursera offer a 4-course DEI certificate in Organizational Leadership for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Start your DEI training today....

Business Statistics and Analysis Specialization

Learn the latest data analysis tools and techniques from Rice University, including Excel spreadsheet functions, business modeling, and more....

Fundamentals of Computing Specialization

This specialization covers much of the material that first-year Computer Science students take at Rice University. Students learn sophisticated programming skills in Python from the ground up and appl...

Introduction to Scripting in Python Specialization

This specialization is intended for beginners who intend to master essential programming skills. Through four courses, you will cover key Python programming concepts which will prepare you to use Pyth...

Engineering Project Management Specialization

Today’s professional environment is highly competitive, continuously changing, and difficult to manage. Employees rarely reach positions of leadership without managing one or more projects or a projec...

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Rice University offers mindfulness and wellness courses 100% online to audit for free. Prioritize meditation and mental health with a top accredited university....

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