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

Refresh Your Resume Webinar - Afternoon Session

Transform your resume and cover letter into powerful tools that will get you more interviews. Presenters: Shannon Gallo, CUNY SPS career services manager, and a guest professional recruiter.

Applying to Graduate School

Do you wish you had an experienced guide to walk you through the graduate school application process? Hear some of our program directors cover what they wish students knew about the application process itself, requesting letters of recommendation, and more.

Online Information Session: BS in Health Services Administration

Join us for this online information session to learn about the BS in Health Services Administration online degree program.


The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), as part of its commemoration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month this October, is highlighting the careers of several of its alumni from the School’s disability studies programs. Most recently, the School celebrated the news that Leonard Blades, who graduated last June from the MS in Disability Services in Higher Education program, has been hired as a CUNY LEADS Plus Advisor at Queensborough Community College.

On October 21, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) hosted its 7th Annual Scholarship Recognition ceremony to honor its scholarship recipients for their hard work and achievements and to thank the generous donors who made these awards possible. 

The MA in Applied Theatre program at the CUNY School of Professional Studies announces the 6th Annual Applied Theatre and Racial Justice Conference.

Online Learning at CUNY SPS