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Advance Your HR Career

To be effective, today's HR professional must possess broad-based knowledge and specific competencies necessary to align human resource functions with organizational goals. Stony Brook University's Human Resource Management graduate program provides the academic preparation required for professionals to develop the skills they need to enter the field or advance their careers.  The curriculum of our   Master of Science   or  Advanced Graduate Certificate  program integrates theory and practice, featuring courses taught by practitioner-scholars who are leaders in their respective fields. 

The master's program curriculum fully aligns with the current educational standards established by the   Society for Human Resource Management, the premier association for HR professionals. In addition, the degree program is ranked in the   top 5 in the country by   College Choice

Program Options

Three stackable options to match your needs:

Scheduling Flexibility

To meet the needs of busy professionals, our program can be completed  100% online, on- campus or on-site.

Full-time students can complete the program in one year (including summer); part-time studentscan complete the program in as little as two years. 

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

Students enrolled in exclusively online and off-site programs are exempt from our transportation, health and counseling, athletic, and campus recreation fees.  The SUNY Board of Trustees has approved discounted tuition rate ( savings of more than 40% ) for non-New York State residents enrolled in fully online graduate programs and coursework.  Restrictions apply.  
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