School of Professional Development
Stony Brook University’s School of Professional Development (SPD) offers a number
of degree programs, advanced graduate certificates and an array of new, innovative
micro-credentials in a variety of face-to-face and online formats. By taking two to
four graduate courses, you can earn a digital University Badge in Higher Education
Administration, Human Resource Management, Athletic Coaching, Social Entrepreneurship,
Supply Chain Management and more. The School also offers 12 to 18 credit Advanced
Graduate Certificates and full-fledged Master’s degrees in many professional fields.
As an alum of Stony Brook University, SPD will waive your application fee. They also
offer a 10 percent alumni discount on any of their Career Development Programs (non-credit).
To waive the program application fee, simply check the box marked “Alumni Association
Invitation Only (AAIO)” on your
SPD admissions application.