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School of Professional Studies

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Outstanding Executive and Professional Education

The School of Professional Studies advances 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 who are ready for the challenge.

IE Brown Executive MBA - Unique management education in a joint degree with internationally top-ranked IE Business School in Madrid, Spain.

Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership - Convenes mid-career professionals who are tackling the challenges of rapid change in healthcare.

Executive Master in Cybersecurity - Prepares industry leaders to address the global, technical, and policy challenges of cybersecurity.

Executive Master in Science and Technology Leadership - Transforms technology, science, and engineering experts into strategic industry leaders prepared to drive innovation in today’s rapidly changing, global economy.

The Choices Program - Inspires experienced educators to bring current and historical international issues into their secondary level classroom discussions.

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 programs and advanced study to mid-career professionals. These high impact, results-oriented programs prepare leaders to meet their most pressing professional challenges, to transform their organizations, and to have a significant impact in their fields.

Engaged 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 residential and online learning that allows them to continue working while pursuing advanced studies at Brown. 

Longstanding Programs

Innovative academic experiences for other students are under Dean Sibley’s direction, including the Summer Session for undergraduate students, and an exciting portfolio of Pre-College Programs.