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.

Additionally, 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.

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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Online Learning: Getting Started

what our students and alumni are saying


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Stephen Ippolito

MA in Disability Studies

"The next step in my journey is to use the knowledge I have acquired to become an advocate for people with disabilities. I will continue volunteering at the Lions Club to help others become independent and successful. In the near future, I would like to start an organization to better assist people with disabilities."
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Yesbelt Fernandez

BA in Communication and Media

"Getting a foundation in developing a communication strategy with different audiences is something I want to explore."
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Christopher Bonet

BS in Business

"...many of the principles and policies learned in my coursework have lent a hand in increasing my job duties, as well as expand my career prospects.”
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Romona Betton

BS in Health Information Management

"CUNY SPS provided me the opportunity to broaden my scope within the [health care] field. This has helped me be more versatile in my career and is still helping me today in shaping my career path.”

In the News


Child Development Associate Certificate 2019 Graduation
EarlyChildhoodNY.org
On May 29, 2019, 47 students received their Child Development Associate Certificate from the CUNY School of Professional Studies. A group of students continued their professional development to further their career in early childhood education. They all share a common desire to be great teachers and enjoy their work with children and families.
Elizabeth Alsop Published "The Question of James's Speech:Consensual Talk in The Ambassadors"
Narrative
Elizabeth Alsop, academic director of the BA in Communication and Media and BA in Liberal Studies programs, published an article titled "The Question of James's Speech: Consensual Talk in The Ambassadors" in the Narrative.
Top 25 Best Value Online Master's in Management Degrees for 2019
Value Colleges
Value Colleges ranked our online MS in Business Management and Leadership degree #10 in their Top 25 Best Value Online Master's in Management Degrees for 2019.