School of Professional Studies

Calendar & Tuition

Transforming Leaders. Transforming Healthcare.

Program Structure

The Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership program blends residential and online learning, allowing participants to work full time and to apply new knowledge and skills immediately in their work settings. Students who successfully complete the program are awarded a Master’s degree from Brown University.

Key Program Dates - Class of 2019, beginning Summer 2017

The next EMHL cohort, Class of 2019, will begin Summer 2017. The cohort will end December 2018 and Commencement will be held the following May 2019. Further program dates and details to come.

Participants will have access to the program’s online learning environment in June 2017 to familiarize themselves with online learning, to get acquainted with their peers, and to prepare for the program with selected readings.


Tuition for the Class of 2019, beginning study August 2017: $86,700 US

The comprehensive tuition covers the 16-month academic program and related fees. It does not include travel or room and board for the residential sessions at Brown University, or any books and materials that may be required for courses.

Estimated Program Costs

$200 Application Fee
$86,700 16-Month Program Fee
$6,000 Estimated Lodging/Meal Costs during On Campus Sessions
$1,500 Estimated Texts/Books/Supplies
$94,400 US Estimated Total Cost (travel costs are not included)

Brown’s Program fee is split evenly and billed/payable across three academic periods.

Paying for your Education

The majority of students enrolled in this program are self-supported and/or supported in part by their employers. The University offers an installment payment plan, which allows billed costs to be spread out over time. Students entering the program may be eligible for federal loans or veteran’s programs and can receive information and assistance from the Financial Aid Office at Brown University. 

Limited scholarship support may be awarded to select candidates who have a record of outstanding achievements and demonstrate the potential to contribute significantly to peer-to-peer learning that is valued so highly in the program. The scholarship committee will consider scholarship applications from candidates who are admitted to the program, complete a scholarship form, and provide documentation regarding their financial circumstances. For information about EMHL scholarships, contact a program representative at or call 401-863-2700.