Professional Masters Program
The Professional Master's Program (http://sloan-pmp.rice.edu/) is intended for students pursuing employment in industry after graduation and comprises coursework in the core science, business practice, communication skills, and policy and ethics, and an industry internship experience. The focus of these programs is on career advancement, not original research, and each includes an industry internship as part of the program.
Students admitted to the program do not receive a stipend. Tuition and other financial information about the program can be found at http://www.profms.rice.edu/content.aspx?id=88.
The Earth Science Dept. participates in two tracks of the Professional MS program in the Wiess School of Natural Science: Subsurface Geoscience (http://www.profms.rice.edu/subgeo.aspx?id=62), and Environmental Analysis and Decision Making (http://www.profms.rice.edu/enviroanalysis.aspx?id=66).
The requirements and application deadlines for the professional master's program can be found at: http://www.profms.rice.edu/content.aspx?id=60.