Professional Human Resources Studies Offerings at Rice.


Rice is the largest producer of certified HR professionals in Texas. For more than two decades, Rice University has successfully helped HR professionals prepare for certification exams—with pass rates that consistently exceed the national average. Rice is proud to be a Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM®) exclusive premiere university partner.

We offer Essentials of Human Resources, ideal for anyone with management responsibilities and those new to the HR field. This introductory course covers the basics of hiring, paying, training and evaluating employees. We also offer a Human Resources Management Certificate program, a course for those preparing to earn their SHRM-CP and SCP designation.

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