Advance Your HR Career
Stony Brook University's Human Resource Management master's degree program provides
the academic preparation required for professionals to develop the skills they need
to enter the field or advance their careers. To be effective, today's HR professional
must possess broad-based knowledge and specific competencies necessary to align human
resource functions with organizational goals. The 30-credit Master of Science curriculum
integrates theory and practice, featuring courses taught by practitioner-scholars
who are leaders in their respective fields.
The program fully align swith the current educational standards established by the
Society for Human Resource Management, the premier association for HR professionals.
Full-time or Part-time
Students can choose to pursue their studies on a full-time or part-time basis. Full-time
students can complete the program in one year (including summer); part-time students
can complete the program in as little as two years.
On-campus, online or on-site
To better meet the needs of working professionals, our courses are scheduled in the
online. SPD also partners with businesses and organizations to offer graduate and executive
training programs on-site.
The online master's degree program is also ranked in the
top 5 in the country by
College Choice. In addition, Stony Brook University consistently ranks in the top 100 public universities
U.S. News and World Report and the top 100 best values in public colleges by
Kiplinger. The University is accredited through the Middle State Association of Colleges and
Schools. In addition, the HRM degree and certificate programs are fully approved by
the New York State Education Department for online delivery.