Academic Partners

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IT Pathways Partners

NPower, PerScholas, and Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow have partnered with CUNY School of Professional Studies to provide graduates and alumni of their rigorous, in-demand IT training programs with up to 15 free credits toward a fully online bachelor’s degree in Information Systems at CUNY SPS. To learn more about the partnerships and for information about how to apply, click on a program below.

NPower LogoNPower

NPower creates pathways to economic prosperity by launching digital careers for military veterans and young adults from underserved communities. NPower envisions a future where our domestic technology workforce is diverse, and clear pathways exist for all people regardless of ethnicity, gender, or socio-economic background to succeed in our digital economy.

OBT LogoOpportunities for a Better Tomorrow

Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow exists to break the cycle of poverty and inequity through education, job training, and employment. OBT’s programs serve as a bridge to economic opportunity for youth, individuals, and families in underserved communities. OBT emphasizes the principles of accountability, confidence, and professionalism to prepare participants for the workforce while developing personal and professional skills.

Per Scholas LogoPer Scholas

Per Scholas provides technology skills training and access to employer networks to individuals often excluded from tech careers. Per Scholas envisions a technology workforce as diverse as the customers it serves. For over 25 years, thousands of graduates have launched successful careers in tech to date through Per Scholas' no-cost technical training. Their mission is to advance economic equity through rigorous training for tech careers, and to connect skilled talent to leading businesses.

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For more information, contact:
CUNY SPS College Navigator
Kimberley Aguirre