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 2022 Best Online 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.

Online Learning: Getting Started

Upcoming Events

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

Join this online information session to learn more about the fully online undergraduate degrees in nursing at CUNY SPS.

Hidden Figures: Developing Student Identity within a Discipline

The Committee on Institutional Equity and Diversity (CIED) invites you to participate in a dialogue on developing student identity within a discipline.

Online Information Session: Youth Studies Programs

Join us for this online information session to learn more about our undergraduate and graduate programs in Youth Studies.


Photo of CUNY SPS student Lennyn Jacobs and PEWL stakeholder Terrance Stroud

CUNY SPS is very proud of the members of our community featured on City & State's annual list, which recognizes New York's most influential academic leaders.


New and returning CUNY SPS students may register now for the Summer Session, where they can earn up to 9 credits, as well as for the Fall 2023 Semester.

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The CUNY SPS psychology program hosted its popular ongoing program, A Day in the Life, which allows students to connect with psychology practitioners.

Online Learning at CUNY SPS