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 in the top 5% of the U.S. News & World Report's Best Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs list.

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Our low cost in state tuition rate is available to all students, regardless of where they live. And, 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

Graduate School Application Statement Writing Workshop

Writing a compelling, professional statement for your grad school application can be challenging but there are some tips and strategies that you can use to make your statement stand out. Join us for interactive breakout workshops where you’ll learn how to write these important statements.

Online Information Session: BS in Information Systems

Join this online information session to learn more about our BS in Information Systems online degree program.

Applied Theatre Racial Justice Conference

Join the the MA in Applied Theatre Program, School of Professional Studies City University of New York for the 6th Annual Applied Theatre and Racial Justice Conference.


The School welcomes news that Nia Williams, a rehabilitation professional attending the MS in disability studies program, has been awarded the 2020 Marge A. Tierney Memorial Scholarship by the New York State Board of Regents.

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS), as part of its commemoration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month this October, is highlighting the careers of several of its alumni from the School’s disability studies programs.

On October 21, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) hosted its 7th Annual Scholarship Recognition ceremony to honor its scholarship recipients for their hard work and achievements and to thank the generous donors who made these awards possible. 

Online Learning at CUNY SPS