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 Leah VanWey, the School offers outstanding educational programs for executives and professionals who are ready for the challenge.

Learn to lead in the complex, global business environment by integrating core business studies with social sciences and humanities. Expand your impact and influence by understanding the context for success and honing your leadership skills.

Prepare to transform healthcare policy and delivery with clinicians, executives, advocates, payers and other professionals who will design and implement innovative, sustainable solutions across healthcare.

Become a transformative cybersecurity leader in this rapidly evolving field by understanding and applying technical, legal, policy and human factors essential for resilient, secure organizations.

Build on your technical expertise and develop leadership and communication skills with leading professors and accomplished practitioners from science, technology and engineering. Become a strategic industry leader who sources and drives innovation on a global scale.

World-class executive education.

Broaden your vision and create innovative solutions to real-time industry challenges.

Perfect for Professionals.

Created with your schedule in mind, intensive residential and online sessions allow professionals to maintain their career trajectories. Students tackle real-time work challenges, immediately apply new knowledge and skills on the job, and generate tangible results for their organizations while completing a Master’s degree.

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.

Timely. Relevant. Transformative.

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.

Envisioning a new home for the School of Professional Studies

To expand the School of Professional Studies, Brown University signed a letter of intent to lease 50,000 square feet over 15 years as part of a major development project by Wexford Science & Technology in Providence’s Jewelry District.

The School of Professional Studies 2018 Annual Report