The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides top-ranked online programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or a certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers. 

Led by CUNY’s nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, our undergraduate and graduate, certificate, and non-degree workforce development programs provide opportunities for personal growth, job mobility, greater civic participation, and new ways to advance knowledge.

CUNY SPS at a glance


Students taking courses online


CUNY undergrads graduate debt free


Students that work full-time


Gen Ed courses are zero textbook cost or low-cost


Certificates and degrees awarded

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Academic advisement for undergrads

CUNY SPS is ranked #10 in the Nation on U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs list.

U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Online Programs Badge

Consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the U.S.’s top online schools annually, and noted for our soaring growth and enrollment, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. Our renowned and affordable online programs—which offer in-state tuition to all students regardless of where they live—ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.


The CUNY School of Professional Studies is proud to announce its partnership with Outlier.org to establish greater credit transparency for students.

The appointees will bring their extensive experience in government and not-for-profit administration toward their new roles on the Foundation Board.

During the webinar, co-hosted by the CUNY SPS Offices of Alumni Relations and Career Services, alums learned how to effectively use LinkedIn to grow their careers.

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