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The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) has been leading online education at the City University of New York for more than 15 years. Offering the most fully online undergraduate and graduate degree options at the University, along with a number of certificate, advanced certificate, and professional non-degree programs, CUNY SPS provides flexible and convenient learning opportunities geared to adults who are looking to advance their education or progress in their careers.

CUNY SPS is ranked #10 in the Nation on U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs list.

Many of our academic programs are offered in a fully online format. An online course is as rigorous, informative, and rewarding as one taught in a classroom. Our use of emerging technology and interactive formats creates a unique experience. Additionally, all of our programs are taught by highly respected faculty who are experts in their fields and have considerable online education experience.

Our undergraduate degree programs are for students who want to finish their degree and have already earned 24 or more credits at an accredited institution.

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Essay Writing Tips

Essay writing shouldn’t be a headache. Learn about techniques and free resources that can help. Part 3 in the orientation process for new bachelor’s degree students.

Credit for Prior Learning

Learn about CPL and use the knowledge you’ve gained outside the classroom to earn credits at CUNY SPS. Part 4 in the orientation process for new bachelor’s degree students...

Closing Webinar

Tour a current CUNY SPS course and learn final secrets to success in your classes. Part 5 in the orientation process for new bachelor’s degree students.

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