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Outstanding Executive and Professional Education
The School of Professional Studies, newly named in 2014, demonstrates Brown University’s commitment to executive education and its mission to develop reflective leaders, to effect change in the world, and to improve human welfare. Under the leadership of Dean Karen Sibley, the School offers outstanding educational programs for executives and professionals in diverse fields.
IE Brown Executive MBA - offered in partnership with internationally top-ranked IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.
Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership - for clinicians, executives, senior administrators, and others with significant responsibility in the health industry.
The Choices Program - for experienced educators who bring current and historical international issues into their classroom discussions.
Karen Sibley, SPS Dean, named Vice President for Strategic Initiatives
Karen Sibley, Dean of the School of Professional Studies (SPS), has been named Vice President for Strategic Initiatives at Brown University. In this new position, Karen will take a leadership role in creating innovative educational opportunities for learners of all ages...More
Timely and Relevant Programming
Spearheading the university’s Initiative on Executive and Professional Education, the School engages academic leaders and expert practitioners who develop and deliver Master’s degree and other programs of advanced study to mid-career professionals. These timely and relevant programs prepare leaders to meet their most pressing professional challenges, to transform their organizations, and to have a significant impact in their fields.
Blended Learning, Lifelong Professional Networks
The highly accomplished professionals who choose programs in the School of Professional Studies have achieved significant career success and are being asked to do more. At Brown, they learn in a vibrant, multidisciplinary community of peers; broaden their vision; create and test innovative and practical solutions; and build lifelong professional networks. They benefit from blended residential and online learning that allows them to maintain demanding professional schedules while pursuing advanced studies at Brown.