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

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

Essay Writing Tips

Essay writing shouldn’t be a headache. Learn about techniques and free resources that can help. Part 3 in the orientation process for new bachelor’s degree students.

Credit for Prior Learning

Learn about CPL and use the knowledge you’ve gained outside the classroom to earn credits at CUNY SPS. Part 4 in the orientation process for new bachelor’s degree students...

Closing Webinar

Tour a current CUNY SPS course and learn final secrets to success in your classes. Part 5 in the orientation process for new bachelor’s degree 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.

Recent alums from the Essentials of Urban Park Management Certificate discuss what they learned in the program.

Online Learning at CUNY SPS