Master's in Technology Leadership

Transforming technical experts into strategic, innovative leaders prepared to meet the new and evolving demands in science and technology.

Science and technology are undergoing rapid and disruptive change.

This rapidly evolving climate requires a new type of leadership. In this environment, you need a sophisticated understanding of the technical, business, policy and human factors affecting the business landscape. To thrive, you need to complement your technical expertise with solid leadership, communication and relational skills.

Brown’s Master of Science (ScM) in Technology Leadership goes beyond a traditional MBA — it is a transformative 16-month program designed for busy, ambitious professionals who want to take on larger leadership roles and make a real impact in their industry. Our rigorous curriculum, taught by world-class faculty, is curated to break down industry silos, build cross-function collaborations and bring a diversity of perspectives into your learning experience. We develop science and technology leaders equipped with a broad vision and ability to innovate in a complex business climate.

Structured for professionals, our program blends online learning with in-person sessions so you can earn a Brown degree and build the network and skills vital for advancing your business — without interrupting your career.

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  Application Due Decision Communicated
Priority Review October 24, 2022 November 28, 2022
Final Deadline December 1, 2022 December 9, 2023

We strongly encourage you to submit your application before the final application deadline. All additional components like transcripts and recommendations must be received by 12/1/22.

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Program Snapshot


Blended Low-Residency & Online


16 months starting in January


Between 5-15 years of experience


Brown School of Engineering

The Brown Difference

A learning experience centered around you. Join a close-knit, diverse community of peers and benefit from our intentionally small class sizes with a low student-to-faculty ratio. Our rigorous and highly-supportive curriculum — taught by world-class faculty — is designed to build the network and skills vital to transform your career and business in real-time.

Experience a dynamic, peer-to-peer learning environment that pushes you in new ways. Our programs transcend boundaries and integrate knowledge across fields of study — designed to break down industry silos, broaden your perspective and bring innovative ideas forward. Leave the classroom positioned to transform from a team member to the team leader. 

Brown students and alumni are more than thinkers — they are change agents and doers! We prepare strategic leaders with the deep knowledge, critical thinking, powerful network and cross-industry expertise to go confidently into the world to innovate, solve real-world challenges and drive what's next, both in their fields and in their careers. 

Recent Outcomes

84 %

Promoted within 1 year of graduation

48 %

Promoted while still in the program

24 %

Promoted to VP or C-Suite


Year Average Return on Investment