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 #11 in the Nation on U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs list.

U.S. News & World Report 2023 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs Badge

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.

Upcoming Events

What You’ve Learned with Dahlia Ramsay - Reflect & Highlight

The CUNY SPS Office of Career Services invites you to join an intimate seminar hosted by Dahlia Ramsay, CUNY School of Professional Studies Alum in our MA Applied Theater program.

Test Flight: Online Learning Simulation

Are you thinking about becoming an online student? This free, week-long simulation will introduce you to the experience of taking an online course. You can log on starting June 12 and the course...

Antisemitism Training Workshop

Dr. Sara Fredman Aeder, director of Israel and Jewish Affairs at the the Jewish Community Relations Council of New York (JCRC-NY), presents a virtual antisemitism training workshop.


Several woman chat at New-York Historical Society event for CUNY SPS 2024 Museum Studies graduates

The MA in Museum Studies Class of 2024 graduates were honored at a special event held at the New-York Historical Society.

Cover of NYC Powerchange Report

The work of the Energy Management Institute, a program managed by CUNY SPS' PEWL unit, to train and empower city employees is highlighted in this report.

Speakers conducting the CUNY SPS Student Leadership Conference's keynote address webinar

Over a four-day period, students attended multiple webinars geared toward building networks and fostering mentorship.

Online Learning at CUNY SPS