Academic Partners

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The CUNY School of Professional Studies is proud to partner with a number of corporations, medical groups, and community partners to provide nationally ranked, high quality, affordable online programs to their employees.

We know how important a degree is in creating a diverse and effective workforce, and we want to make earning a degree as smooth as possible. In addition to our award-winning, fully online programs, our partners can expect one-on-one academic advisement, generous transfer credit policies, flexible class scheduling, and a variety of tuition and fee waiver benefits for their employees.

We welcome and encourage you to learn more about what CUNY SPS can offer you. To learn more about the partnerships and for information about how to apply, click on a program below.

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Amazon Career Choice

Since launching in 2012, Career Choice has helped provide education for more than 50,000 employees. As of this announcement, Amazon's Career Choice program works with more than 180 education providers across the U.S., which along with colleges and universities includes partners providing industry certifications, English language proficiency, high school completion programs, and college preparatory courses. Career Choice is one of nine free skills training and education programs that Amazon offers to its employees as part of its Upskilling 2025 pledge.

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JetBlue Scholars

JetBlue Scholars

JetBlue Scholars provides access to alternative college credit options, innovative learning platforms, online courses and internal Success Coaches to help guide crewmembers throughout the journey. The Master's Pathways are a natural extension of this type of programming designed around adult learners and their unique needs.

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IT Pathways Partners

IT Pathways Partners

NPower, PerScholas, Opportunities for a Better Tomorrow, and The Knowledge House 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. Requirements for our IT Pathways Partners can vary from traditional admissions requirements.

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InStride Step Forward


InStride is a tech-enabled services company that drives meaningful social and business outcomes by unlocking access to life-changing education. In collaboration with CUNY School of Professional Studies, InStride enables employers to provide career-aligned, debt-free education to their workforces through a personalized, digital platform and consultative service model. Requirements for our corporate partners can vary from traditional admissions requirements.

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