Stony Brook University's School of Professional Development is the home of Stony Brook's graduate programs in education, human resource management and related management fields. Our curriculum is designed to integrate theory with practice, equipping students with the foundational knowledge and competencies needed to advance their careers. Faculty are real-world leaders who are experts in their fields.
Courses are conveniently scheduled for working professionals, with courses offered in the evening and online — including several fully online degree and certificate programs.
Stony Brook University is an affirmative action-equal opportunity educator. The University's campuses are 100% tobacco-free.
BROWSE SPD'S GRADUATE PROGRAMS
Master's Degree and
ADVANCED GRADUATE CERTIFICATES
*Denotes programs that are also offered completely online
Programs and course series that prepare individuals for advanced study or career advancement:
- Teacher Certification Extension: Adolescence Education
- Foreign Language K-6 Certification Extension
Online credentials that demonstrate one's achievement of a particular skill or set of skills, and they are available in a variety of areas in education, business, industry, and academics. University badges may be displayed on online platforms, including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and any digital badge backpack, such as Mozilla Open Source. University Badges may also be listed on resumes and CVs.
NON-MATRICULATED GRADUATE STUDY
Students who hold a minimum of a baccalaureate degree may take graduate or undergraduate courses without applying to a degree program. Learn more »