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Human Resource Management Students and Faculty

Human Resource Management Program

The ability to effectively manage human resources is critical to the success of any organization. HR professionals must possess the broad-based knowledge and specific competencies necessary to align human resource functions with organizational goals. Stony Brook University's Human Resource Management program is designed to provide the academic preparation required for professionals to enter the field or advance their careers.

The curriculum integrates theory and practice within the dynamic context of human resource administration. Students take a wide selection of courses that fully align with the  Society for Human Resource Management's educational standards, which are designed to advance the professional practice of human resource management. 

Academic Excellence

Our online master's program is ranked in the top 5 in the country by College Choice. In addition, Stony Brook University has ranked in the top 100 public universities by  U.S. News and World Report and the top 100 best values in public colleges by  Kiplinger. The University is accredited through the Middle State Association of Colleges and Schools. In addition, the HRM degree and certificate programs are fully approved by the New York State Education Department for online delivery.

Flexible Scheduling — Online and On-campus 

To accommodate the needs of working adults, SPD schedules courses online with some courses offered on-campus in the evenings. Students combine online and on-campus courses, or they can earn their degree or digital badge completely online. The Human Resource Management programs have been approved by the New York State Education Department for both in-person and online delivery.

»    Find out more about    online learning    at the School of Professional Development.


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