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Advanced Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

For admission to  the AGC in HRM, the following are required:

  1. Personal statement.  In 500-750 words, please explain how this degree program will assist you in advancing your professional and/or personal goals.
  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. In those cases where the departmental admissions committee deems it desirable, personal interviews with departmental representatives may be requested.
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, personal statements, and a nonrefundable $100 application fee are submitted online through Slate. Once you are in Slate, there are different HRM program options to select from: traditional (taking courses both on-campus and online); fully online (taking online courses   only) and employee cohorts. Be sure to pick the correct choice.
  • 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

*Please do not send any SPD application materials to the Graduate School. 

Application Deadlines

SPD accepts applications on a rolling basis. Applications submitted by the deadline date will be granted priority review. Completed application packages received after this date will be accommodated as space permits.

If an applicant's package is missing materials and cannot be reviewed for the upcoming term, the application will be held for processing for the next admissions cycle.

Priority Deadlines

Domestic Students:

  • Fall: August 1
  • Spring: January 1
  • Summer I: May 1

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