Non-Degree Application

Seminars on Science


Matriculated CUNY students (except Brooklyn College)

  1. Do not register for the course through the Seminars on Science website.
  2. Obtain an ePermit to take a Seminars on Science class for credit through the CUNY School of Professional Studies. Faculty advisors at your home college must approve your request.
  3. To access ePermit, go to CUNYfirst. Once on the University's Login page, you will have to register for a CUNY Portal ID and Password, if you haven't already done so, by clicking on "Register" and following the directions. Once registered and logged in, you will be directed to your own "My Page" that has a link to the ePermit system prominently displayed. You can track the process online, and will be informed electronically when your request is approved or denied.
  4. If you have any questions about the ePermit system, please contact your home college registrar. If your home college registrar is unable to resolve the problem, contact CUNY SPS at 646.664.8514 or

Brooklyn College Students

  1. Follow the instructions on the Brooklyn College Schedule of Graduate Courses Sections for registration instructions.

Non Matriculated (Non-Degree) Students

  1. Register for Seminars on Science courses via the American Museum of Natural History website.
  2. Ask the institution that awarded you your BA/BS to send a transcript of prior baccalaureate study directly to the CUNY SPS address listed above. They may charge an additional fee for this service. The CUNY SPS Registrar must receive your transcript before the final class session.
  3. In order to earn graduate credit from CUNY SPS, download the registration form (PDF). If you are not already enrolled at CUNY, you will also need to pay an application fee (per semester). Return the form, along with payment, to:

CUNY School of Professional Studies
Attn: Associate Registrar
119 West 31st Street -- Suite 123
New York, NY 10001

Children's Program Administrator Credential


  1. You can submit an application by visiting the CUNY School of Professional Studies' online application website. This site includes instructions for creating a user account and completing the application. In addition, detailed instructions can be found in the ApplyYourself Applicant Guide (PDF). The application fee is $75. Payment is made via the online application system using your credit or debit card.
  1. An official transcript showing proof of a bachelor's degree or NYS teaching license must be sent to the CUNY School of Professional Studies. Applicants may use the transcript request form (PDF) to request a transcript from their previous college/university. Documentation should be sent to:

CUNY School of Professional Studies
Attn: Office of Admissions
119 West 31st Street -- Suite 217
New York, NY 10001

Applicants do not have to upload a resume or obtain references to apply.