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The School of Professional Development

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at SBU,  is a non-credit, educational program meant to appeal to individuals ages 50+  that is hosted, directed, and sponsored by the School of Professional Development at Stony Brook University.


Professional Graduate

Professionally-focused & flexible

  • 10 master’s & certificate programs (7 fully online)
  • Part-time or full-time
  • GREs not required
  • Most admit 3x per year

Late admissions dates

K-12 Education

Stony Brook’s home for teacher education programs

  • 30+ degree and certificate programs to prepare students to become teachers and administrators
  • Center for Teaching & Learning in Community – continuing education and customized training

Career & Corporate

Non-credit professional and continuing education

  • Center for Corporate Education – project management, leadership, analytics, legal studies, Six Sigma, clean energy and more.
  • Customized training for businesses & organizations

Lifelong Learning

Seawolves for Life

  • Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Peer-led workshops


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