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Application Information

For admission to graduate study, the following are required:

  1. Personal statement. (Read the rubric for evaluating personal statement)
  2. Resume.
  3. An official transcript indicating conferral of a bachelor's degree (minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average). To ensure your application materials are complete and ready for processing, applicants should order their degree-bearing transcript* to be sent upon submission of the electronic application. 

    *Applicants who have earned the required degree at Stony Brook University do not need to order/send transcripts as they can be accessed internally.
  4. Two letters of recommendation. Letters of recommendation should be from teachers or professors with whom you have studied. Letters from professionals in fields of work related to the area of specialty you wish to pursue are also appropriate.
  5. In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be requested.
 International Students/Language Requirements

There are additional requirements for international applicants or those for whom English is not their primary language. » Read details.

Conditional Admission

Under certain circumstances, promising candidates who lack the required academic preparation may be considered for conditional admission. » Read Conditional Admissions Policy

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How to Apply

  • Applications, letters of recommendation, personal statements, any other required materials and a nonrefundable $100 application fee are submitted online through Apply Yourself.
  • Students who take courses on campus will also be required to submit an immunization form to Student Health Services. Visit the  Student Health Services Website for more information.
  • Transcripts and any other supporting materials not included in your electronic application can be sent to: 

Graduate Program Coordinator  
MS - Human Resource Management
2321 Computer Science Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794 - 4434

Application Deadlines

Domestic Students:

  • Fall: July 1
  • Spring: December 1
  • Summer I: April 1

International Students:

  • Fall: April 1

This program only admits international students for the Fall term.

Human Services Cohort Students Only:

Fall: June 15
Spring I: October 15



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Contact Information

School of Professional Development
2321 Computer Science Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794 - 4434
Tel. (631) 632-7050

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