Brown’s online courses and programs reflect the distinctive creative, independent, and interdisciplinary learning at the heart of a Brown education. Click topics below to explore.
- Blended Executive Programs offer advanced study to mid-career professionals in diverse fields, in alignment with Brown’s mission to develop reflective leaders, to effect change in the world, and to improve human welfare. Combining online instruction with intensive residential sessions, these timely, relevant, interdisciplinary programs prepare leaders to meet their most pressing professional challenges, to transform their organizations, and to have a significant impact in their fields.
- Undergraduate Online Courses take place during the academic year, Summer Session, and Wintersession. Fully online, asynchronous study allows students the flexibility to participate in coursework any time, whenever is convenient for you — and from wherever you may be in the world — in support of the projects, work, fellowships, or experiences away from Brown’s campus in which you may be engaged. To find an undergraduate online course, go to Courses@Brown and select “Online Only” from the “In Person and Online” drop-down menu in the advanced search.
- Pre-College Online Courses are rigorous, active learning experiences designed specifically for high school students and led by Brown instructors.
- Open Online Courses engage learners from around the world in deepening their understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, and provide a window into Brown’s distinctive learning environment. In the spirit of Brown’s mission to “serve the community, the nation, and the world by discovering, communicating, and preserving knowledge and understanding in a spirit of free inquiry,” open online courses at Brown engage learners from around the world in deepening their understanding of the liberal arts and sciences, and provide a window into Brown’s distinctive learning environment. Free, non-credit, online courses offered in partnership with Coursera were launched in 2015.