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Become an Effective HR Leader

Human resources, regardless of the industry you're in, and the organization you serve, is continuously evolving. Stony Brook University's Master of Science in Human Resource Management prepares you to become a strategic business partner who can effectively align HR policies and practices to achieve organizational goals.

A Robust Curriculum from a Top-Tier University

Stony Brook University's Human Resource Management master’s program gives you the skills and experience to excel within your organization, keep pace with the latest changes in HR management, and positively impact your workplace and its employees.

Our master's degree program fully aligns with the current standards established by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the premier association for HR professionals. Our curriculum integrates theory and practice, featuring courses taught by HR professionals who are leaders in their respective fields. Program courses include:

• Diversity and Global Issues in the Workplace
• Organization Development & Change Management
• Performance Management
• Employment Law and Policy

Flexible Scheduling — 100% Online*

For over 20 years, Stony Brook University has been a leader in online learning. As a working professional, you can pursue your degree part-time and finish in as few as 20 months. Full-time students can complete the program in one year.

*For Fall 2021, all classes will be held online.

100% online

No GRE GMAT Required

30 Credits

Multiple start dates

Affordable Excellence

Stony Brook's tuition rate is among the most affordable of all top-tier universities in the nation. Tuition and fees at SUNY are nearly 15% lower than the national average for public universities and 50% lower than those for for-profit institutions.

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Why Choose Stony Brook?

Stony Brook University appears in the top 80 of public universities by U.S. News and World Report. It is accredited through the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, and the programs are fully approved by the New York State Education Department for online delivery.

Stony Brook University/SUNY is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and educator.