Non-Degree Programs

In addition to undergraduate and graduate degree programs, Brown offers certificates, an array of pre-college programs for high school students, and no-cost, no-credit online courses to learners across the globe.


Brown University’s Certificate in Applied Inclusive Leadership is a six-week online program that equips you with practical tools to foster a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace.
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The online Digital Health Innovation Certificate convenes world-class experts from our School of Public Health, School of Engineering, and the Warren Alpert School of Medicine in a cross-disciplinary program to equip healthcare professionals, engineers, researchers, regulators and entrepreneurs with the network and skills necessary to design and implement impactful digital health technologies.
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The Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Teaching is an evidence-based training pathway to become a certified MBSR teacher. Continue your mindfulness journey and learn how to teach MBSR from highly-experienced instructors and trainers.
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The Certificate in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) Teaching is an evidence-based, two-step training pathway that integrates the clinical application of mindfulness meditation with the tools of cognitive therapy to help individuals suffering from chronic depression.
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Executive Education Open Enrollment Programs

The eight-week online course prepares leaders with the core competencies of coaching and the skill set to empower teams, build trusting relationships and maximize results in real-time.
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The eight-month training program – approved for Level 1 (ACC) accreditation via the International Coaching Federation (ICF) – is a critical professional development skill for senior leaders. You will learn how to improve employee engagement and positively impact business performance and client satisfaction.
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Custom Programs for Organizations

Brown faculty and staff work collaboratively with a company’s leadership to design a program to develop talent, advance corporate goals and address organizational challenges.

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Pre-College Programs

Each summer, secondary students from across the globe choose Brown University Pre-College Programs to experience the challenge of college-level life and learning.

The wide array of academic program offerings, both on the Brown campus and through location-based programs in the U.S. and abroad, are designed to reflect the University’s wide-reaching curriculum. Each brings together students who share a common intellectual interest — and invites them into a community of learners where they will find an exceptionally diverse array of intellectual passions among their peers.

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No-Cost, No-Credit Online Courses

With courses on topics ranging from the intersection of art and medicine to mass surveillance to the ethics of memory, Brown offers no-cost, no-credit online programs that bring the University’s distinctive approach to learners across the globe.

Launched in partnership with edX, the University’s BrownX initiative showcases the best of Brown through massive open online courses (MOOCs) accessible on a global scale to a wide variety of learners.