Rice, 2U to offer online short courses in business and management

2U Inc., a global leader in education technology, is expanding its partnership with Rice University to deliver master’s-level online short courses in business and management. The first short course, Project Management, will launch this fall.

hands holding an iPad displaying "online courses"2U currently partners with Rice University’s Jones Graduate School of Business to power MBA@Rice, an online MBA program.

“Rice University is meeting the needs of ambitious professionals by offering dynamic business- and management-focused online short courses,” said Vice President for Global and Digital Strategy Caroline Levander. “We are delighted to expand our partnership with 2U, a global leader in the ed-tech space, and look forward to partnering with them to offer working adults the opportunity to learn from Rice’s world-class faculty.”

“Last year, 2U partnered with Rice University to power MBA@Rice, and we’re thrilled to expand our relationship by launching a new suite of online short courses,” said 2UGrad President Andrew Hermalyn. “The university’s forward-thinking leadership will ensure that the best of Rice’s faculty and education are more accessible to working professionals and the next generation of aspiring leaders throughout their careers.”

The short courses will be developed by Rice faculty in conjunction with course design experts at 2U. Students in the course will receive personalized support, and a certificate will be awarded upon completion of the course.

For more information on the 2U partnership with Rice Business, visit https://twou.co/RiceMBA.

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