Why Brown UEP?
The Urban Education Policy program at Brown University has many unique characteristics that make it an ideal graduate program for early to mid-career professionals and recent college graduates. These include (but are not limited to) the following:
• The UEP is a twelve-month long program that follows the cohort model, which promotes rigor and the opportunity to build strong relationships.
• A required, nine-month long internship experience at an organization of each student’s choice builds upon individual interests and further career goals.
• Students are able to gain education research and consulting experience through their summer semester and make strong connections with the Annenberg Institute for School Reform.
• Elective course requirements allow students to tailor the program to their personal interests.
• The program is structured and its classes are sequential which ensures that students gain a core set of in-demand skills that are necessary for a variety of related professions.
• Students receive individualized attention and mentorship from nationally renowned faculty.
• UEP students will be immersed in the Brown University community and have access to its national alumni network.
• Brown University is situated in Providence, Rhode Island, a richly historic, urban city that combines the accessibility, friendliness, and affordability of a small town with the culture and sophistication of a big city.