Executive Master Programs are intensive 16-month master degree programs offered through the School of Professional Studies (SPS). Each degree has its own unique program structure and educational costs. Please review each program’s financial breakdown and financing options.

Executive Master of Healthcare Leadership - Estimated Program Costs:

Application fee  (Billed/Payable to Brown) $200
EMHL 16 Month Program fee * (Billed/Payable to Brown) $86,700
Estimated Lodging/Meal Cost during on campus curriculum** $6,000
Estimated Texts/Books/Supplies $1,500
Total Estimated Program Costs $94,400

* The EMHL Program fee is evenly split and billed/payable across four enrollment periods within the 16 month period.
**Travel is required for residential sessions held in Providence, RI which is not accounted for in the above estimate.

For more information regarding this program, please visit the School of Professional Studies’ Executive Masters of Healthcare Leadership Program.


Executive Master of Cybersecurity- Estimated Program Costs:

Application fee  (Billed/Payable to Brown) $200
EMCS 16 Month Program fee * (Billed/Payable to Brown) $97,500
Estimated Lodging/Meal Cost during on campus curriculum** $7,500
Estimated Texts/Books/Supplies $1,500
Total Estimated Program Costs $106,700

* The EMCS Program fee is evenly split and billed/payable across four enrollment periods within the 16 month period.
** Travel is required for residential sessions held in Providence, RI and San Francisco, CA and is not accounted for in the above estimate.

For more information regarding this program, please visit the School of Professional Studies’ Executive Masters of Cybersecurity.

 

Executive Master of Science & Technology Leadership - Estimated Program Costs:

Application fee  (Billed/Payable to Brown) $200
EMSTL 16 Month Program fee * (Billed/Payable to Brown) $78,500
Estimated Lodging/Meal Cost during on campus curriculum ** $6,000
Estimated Texts/Books/Supplies $1,500
Estimated Misc Expenses Associated with International Travel (Passports, Visa, etc.)** $300
Total Estimated Program Costs $86,500

* The EMSTL Program fee is evenly split and billed/payable across three enrollment periods within the 16 month period
**Travel is required for residential sessions held in Providence, RI  and Seoul, Korea and is not accounted for in the above estimate.

For more information regarding this program, please visit the School of Professional Studies’ Executive Masters of Science & Technology Leadership.

 

Financing Options

The majority of students enrolled in these programs are generally self-supported with limited scholarship funding available from SPS.  If external support is not sufficient then the following options are also available:

  • Federal Direct Graduate Unsubsidized Loan (US Citizen/Permanent Residents Only) – You would be eligible to borrow up to $10,250 available for each semester of your program.  A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required for consideration of this loan. Since these programs are 16 months, you must complete the two most recently made available FAFSAs to be considered for loan funding for your entire program. Please visit the Loan Office’s Federal Loan Programs for more information on this loan funding.
  • Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan (US Citizen/Permanent Residents Only) – You would be eligible to borrow up to your program’s total Cost of Attendance. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), along with a credit history check, is required for consideration of this loan. Since these programs are 16 months, you must complete the two most recently made available FAFSAs to be considered for loan funding for your entire program. Please visit the Loan Office’s Federal Loan Programs , along with the PLUS Application, for more information on this loan funding.
  • Private Educational Loan – Open to both domestic and international applicants. International students can apply with a U.S. citizen as a cosigner who has favorable credit history. You would be eligible to borrow up to your program’s total Cost of Attendance. Please visit our Private Educational Loan for more information on this loan funding.
  • Brown University's Installment Payment Plan - Pay your Brown billed expenses monthly through our convenient Installment Payment Plan. Please be aware that specific program enrollment dates vary and should be discussed with the Bursar’s Office.
  • External Funding Sources - Research outside organizations for grant and/or scholarship opportunities.

Here's an example of one student who has used a combination of employer sponsorship, Brown's installment Payment Plans, and education loans to completely finance her cost of attendance for the Executive Master of Health Leadership Program*:

Executive Master of Health Leadership Program Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4 Total
Program Fee (after $1,500 deposit) $21,300 $21,300 $21,300 $21,300 $85,200
Estimated Books/Texts Costs (not charged by Brown) $375 $375 $375 $375 $1,500
Estimated Meals/Lodging (not charged by Brown) $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 $6,000
Balance Billed by Brown $21,300 $21,300 $21,300 $21,300 $85,200
Total Cost Of Attendance (direct & indirect costs) $23,175 $23,175 $23,175 $23,175 $92,700
Less Employer Sponsorship/Funding $9,000 $9,000 $9,000 $9,000 $36,000
Less Education Loan $10,140 $10,140 $10,140 $10,140 $40,560
Less Brown Installment
Payment Plan (est. $1,009/month x 16 payments)
$4,035 $4,035
$4,035
$4,035 $16,140
Balance $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

*Other Executive Master Programs may vary in number of semesters and direct or indirect costs.

Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to discuss your circumstances and to determine if Brown's Executive Masters Program might be an affordable investment for you. 

Office of Financial Aid
J. Walter Wilson, Second Floor Box 1827,
69 Brown Street Providence, RI 02912
Phone: 401-863-2721 Fax: 401-863-7575

Email: GS_Financial_Aid@Brown.edu