Online Learning

There are many benefits to choosing an online bachelor's or master's degree or certificate program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS). Our students have the flexibility to take classes at any time to work around their own schedules while earning a CUNY quality online degree or certificate.

Our online learning environment supports classwork and research in any location with internet access, giving our students the opportunity to complete their programs anywhere in the country, or the world.

CUNY SPS is ranked in the top 5% of the U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs list.

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Our low cost in state tuition rate is available to all students, regardless of where they live. And, the faculty at CUNY SPS are skilled educators and practitioners in their fields who are experienced in teaching their courses in an online environment.

Our online learning environment takes full advantage of emerging education technologies and interactive formats, offering students the opportunity to connect with their instructors and classmates in a number of ways including email, discussion boards, blogs, ePortfolios, and instant messaging.

Online Learning: Getting Started

Upcoming Events

Online Information Session: Bachelor's Degree Programs

Join us for an online information session to learn more about our online bachelor's degree programs, including information on learning online, advisement, and the application process.

Fall Meetup for New Students

New students in the Liberal Studies and Communication and Media programs are invited to a fall meetup and reception.

Online Information Session: BS and BS-MS in Nursing Degrees

Join us to learn more about our undergraduate and dual accelerated online degrees in Nursing.


Dean Mogulescu reflects on passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Campuses across CUNY will mark the 33rd annual National Hispanic Heritage Month, which starts today, with dozens of virtual programs, performances and events that celebrate and engage the city’s diverse Latino communities.

Today marks the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, a truly tragic day in American history. In annual ceremonies around the world, we mourn the tragedy and honor the victims of the attacks, as well as the first responders and service members that have sacrificed their lives since.

Online Learning at CUNY SPS