CUNY SPS Nursing Programs Amass Multiple Honors for Their Excellence and Value

CUNY SPS Nursing Program's Awards

The Nursing programs at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) have been garnering numerous honorifics for their innovative and affordable online nursing offerings.

Most recently, in February, named CUNY SPS’ BS in Nursing as the second most affordable online program in New York State.

Dr. Marge Reilly, academic director of the Nursing programs at CUNY SPS, was delighted with the latest accolade. “We are thrilled that the CUNY School of Professional Studies’ RN-BS in Nursing program has earned this recognition,” Dr. Reilly said. “So many of our nursing students are working full-time while balancing family responsibilities and school. Our RN-BS program is a great value—combining affordability, flexibility, and outstanding education for the future of the nursing workforce.”

Earlier this year, awarded the online Bachelor of Science in Nursing at CUNY SPS a #2 ranking, with a score of 99.37 out of 100. The score was calculated by combining scores in four key areas: academic quality, graduation rate, affordability and return on investment, and student resources. gave several high rankings to CUNY SPS online Nursing programs as well. The Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree received a #3 ranking and also was recognized for its affordability with a #15 ranking. The School’s MSN in Nursing Informatics also received a #13 ranking from the website for its academic excellence.

Diana Huong, who earned her master’s degrees in January from the CUNY SPS Nursing Informatics program, shared how special the program was for her. “My experience as a graduate student in the MS in Nursing Informatics program at CUNY SPS has been incredibly eye-opening and rewarding,” she said.

Huong also reflected upon the curriculum’s strengths. “Throughout the program, I've had the chance to learn topics like healthcare data management, project management, and electronic health records,” she explained. “Through projects, assignments, and real-world experiences, I have learned about recent evidence-based practices and gained practical skills that I know will be invaluable in my current and future career.”

As Huong notes, the CUNY SPS MS in Nursing Informatics has provided her with the tools she needs to achieve her professional aspirations. “This journey has equipped me with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make an impact in nursing informatics,” she continued. “I'm excited to use what I've learned to improve patient care and contribute to the ever-evolving field of nursing informatics.”

About the CUNY SPS Online Nursing Programs

The CUNY School of Professional Studies offers a portfolio of online degree and advanced certificate programs in nursing in order to help fill the growing void within the healthcare system. Serving as the first fully online nursing degrees in the CUNY system, our programs help nurses advance within their careers while continuing their education in a timely, flexible, and affordable way.

About the CUNY School of Professional Studies

As New York's leading online school since 2006, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) offers the most online bachelor's and master's degree options at the City University of New York, and serves as the University's first undergraduate all-transfer college. With 26 degrees and numerous other non-degree and grant-funded workplace learning programs, CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor's degree, progress from an associate's degree, earn a master's degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers. Consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report for its online offerings, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. The School's renowned and affordable online programs ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.

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