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Computer Training at the School of Professional Development

The School of Professional Development has been a successful computer training provider for over 20 years, assisting adults who want to change careers, re-enter the workplace or upgrade their skills to advance in their profession. Whether it be a multi-course IT certification program or a two-session class on using Excel, we have the training you need offered in a variety of formats.


All on-campus classes are led by instructors with real-world experience in well-maintained laboratories equipped with the latest hardware and software. Students have the choice of registering for individual courses or enrolling in a complete certificate program.


Stony Brook University, in partnership with ed2go (formerly Gatlin Education Services), offers online open enrollment programs designed to provide the skills necessary to acquire professional level positions for many in-demand occupations. Courses include web design and development, IT certification preparation, AutoCAD, Microsoft applications and more. View online course listings.


All training programs can be customized for on-site delivery. For details on corporate training, contact Amy Margolies at

Certificate Programs

Certification is often the best way to prove competency in a particular software application or complementary set of applications, and students who register in advance for a complete certificate program receive discounted tuition. See Computer Training Certificate Programs for details.

Tuition Support

Students may be eligible for tuition support by the Suffolk County Department of Labor. Call 631-853-6600 for more information.




What Kind of Training Do You Need?

General Computing

Keyboarding, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, and more.

Web Design

Dreamweaver, Flash and Photoshop.



IT Certification

Online programs for CISCO, CompTia, Microsoft and more.

Contact Information
For registration or content information, contact:

Amy Margolies, Acting Director
Career Development Programs
N-231 Social & Behavioral Sciences
Stony Brook, NY 11794-4314


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