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
Post-Master's Certificates

Advanced Graduate Certificates

*Denotes programs that are also offered completely online

Post-Baccalaureate Programs

Programs and course series that prepare individuals for advanced study or career advancement:

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 »


OpenSUNY Information

If you have arrived at this site from OpenSUNY, here is what you need to know:

  • Students can enroll in an individual online course by first submitting a non-matriculated student (GSP) application, provided they meet the course prerequisites and GSP guidelines.
  • If you are looking for a complete online degree or certificate program, please browse our programs at left (online programs are marked by an asterisk).

Contact us at or 631-632-7050

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