Students come to Stony Brook from around the corner and around the globe for its innovative and comprehensive graduate programs, its proximity to New York City, and its academic reputation. With the collaborative, interdisciplinary environment of our departments, our outstanding faculty and facilities, a dedication to providing students with a variety of research opportunities, and a proven track record of successful alumni, the University offers a well-rounded education that fully enables our students to excel in their chosen fields or to start new ones.
No matter what you may be looking for in a graduate education, you can find it here at Stony Brook. Alongside traditional master’s education, we offer options designed to help you match your education to your own needs, including fast-track, part-time, and accelerated degree programs.
The Graduate School offers master’s degrees in 36 fields of study in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering & Applied Science, College of Business, School of Medicine, School of Journalism and School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences. For a complete listing of programs and application information visit: Graduate School.
The School of Professional Development (SPD) offers 22 part-time graduate degree and certificate programs for professionals who want to enhance their career opportunities through graduate education. Several programs are offered completely online. For a complete listing of programs and application information visit: School of Professional Development.
We offer master’s degree programs in the Health Sciences in the Schools of Nursing, Social Welfare, Health Technology and Management (occupational therapy, physician assistant, health care policy and management) and more. For a complete listing of programs and application information visit Schools in Our Health Sciences. In addition, the Nutrition Division within the Department of Family Medicine, School of Medicine, is now offering a fully online Master of Science in Nutrition.
Stony Brook offers a number of accelerated bachelor's/master's degree programs (i.e. BA/MA, BA/MBA) that allow students admitted to these programs to use graduate courses taken as an undergraduate toward both the undergraduate and graduate degrees, thus reducing the time required to complete both bachelor's and master's degrees. Also offered through the College of Business are programs designed to receive both an MBA and a graduate degree of their interest.