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Graduate Admissions

Master's Degree and Certificate Students

If you're an SBU alumni who is ready to pursue one of SPD's 25 master's degree or graduate certificates , SPD will waive the $100 application fee.  Please note: This waiver applies to only graduates of Stony Brook University undergraduate or graduate programs, and only applies to programs offered through the School of Professional Development and not any other graduate program offered at Stony Brook.

Applying Your Fee Waiver

SPD's admissions applications are submitted online through its application portal . Once you have started an application, simply check the box marked “Alumni Association Incentive Offer (AAIO)." If you have questions about the application, contact SPD at or at 631-632-7050.

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Career Development Courses

Short Courses, Big Impact

SPD offers a wide array of non-credit courses courses in a variety of formats. These short courses are designed to enhance professional or technical skills or assist with exam preparation. Many of the classes and courses earn the participants continuing education units for their industry.

Applying Your Discount Code

Most Career Development courses are eligible to be discounted (see exceptions below).*  When you are ready to sign up for a Career Development courses, simply identify yourself as an alum and enter the code "AAI0" at the point of registration. 

If you have questions about registration, email  or call  631-632-7022.

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Exceptions: Workshops for New York State teacher/administrator certification  and paralegal studies courses cannot be discounted. 

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