CUNY SPS Spring 2023 Online Bachelor's Degree Programs

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As New York’s leading online school since 2006, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) offers the most online bachelor’s and master’s degree options at the City University of New York, and serves as the University’s first undergraduate all-transfer college.

CUNY SPS meets the needs of adults who wish to finish a bachelor’s degree, progress from an associate’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, and advance in the workplace or change careers.

Consistently ranked highly by U.S. News & World Report for its online offerings, CUNY SPS has emerged as a nationwide leader in online education. The School’s renowned, affordable, and accredited online programs ensure that busy working adults may fulfill their educational goals on their own time and schedule.


There are many benefits to learning online with us, including the flexibility to take classes at any time of day on a schedule that fits into your busy life. Our online learning environment allows classwork and research in any location with internet access, giving you the opportunity to complete your program anywhere in the country or around the world.

Annette Lopez BA in Disability Studies



Our portfolio of bachelor’s degree programs is tailored to meet the needs of students in a variety of professional fields with a wide range of interests.

BA in Communication and Media

BA in Disability Studies

BA in Human Relations

BA in Liberal Studies

BA in Psychology

BA in Sociology

BA in Youth Studies

Bachelor of Professional Studies in Applied Management and Entrepreneurship

BS in Business

BS in Health

Information Management

BS in Health Services


BS in Information Systems

RN to BS in Nursing

RN to BS-MS in Nursing Education (Accelerated)

RN to BS-MS in Nursing Informatics (Accelerated)

RN to BS-MS in Nursing

Organizational Leadership (Accelerated)

Note: There are additional requirements for the Applied Management and Entrepreneurship and Nursing programs. The RN to BS in Nursing requires an Associate’s degree in Nursing. In addition, admission requirements can vary for some of our academic partners. Contact us directly to confirm what is required for your application.

Zero Textbook Cost Courses

98% of our general education courses have zero textbook cost. Instead, we use free online resources to help lower your expenses each semester.

Lisa Sheridan BA in Communication and Media


As part of the City University of New York we place quality, affordability, and value at the forefront of everything we do. Our tuition is among the lowest in New York State. A CUNY education costs a fraction of private school tuition.

Our financial aid counselors will work with you to combine federal and state funds, scholarships, grants, loans, or veteran’s benefits to help you pay for your education.


Transfer up to 105 credits through prior learning and work experience

There’s more than one way to earn credit toward your degree. We offer a number of Credit for Prior Learning opportunities for undergraduates that make it possible to earn credit for your previous education and workplace training.

For example, we accept credits from other regionally accredited institutions, corporate or military training programs, and college level exam programs. We also help you identify ways to earn credit for knowledge gained outside the classroom through the development of a portfolio

Identify the number of credits you may qualify for by using our credit predictor tool at


Our staff will work with you to support you from admission through graduation, ensuring that you have consistent guidance during your time at CUNY SPS.

• Career Services offers access to job and internship postings, career advising, professional development events such as mock interview days and virtual career fairs, in addition support for experiential learning

• Academic Advisement helps students achieve their academic goals

• Disability Services provides accommodations and support services to students with disabilities

• Student Counseling Services gives free and confidential mental health resources

• Veterans Services fosters a sense of community among veteran and reservist students

• Student Life encourages networking opportunities and participation in participation in the student association, the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success, in addition to clubs and activities such as the Black Student Union, The Kiosk (School’s newspaper), the Film Club, Delta Alpha Pi and more

Upon graduation, you’ll have access to a number of events, such as summer and spring outings, multi-campus events that bridge alumni from other CUNY schools, coffee with our dean, and alumni engagement council meetings. Additionally, our social media channels give you 24/7 access to different members of our community

Lauren Lerm BS in Business


In order to be considered for admission, you will need:

Transcript(s) with a minimum of 24 credits* from a regionally accredited institution

A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher*

Basic skill requirements in reading, writing, and math

Personal essay

$70 non-refundable application fee

To get started, visit,choose the undergraduate application, and follow the directions to apply.

Admissions requirements can vary for some of our programs. Contact us directly to confirm what is needed for your application.


Jump Start is an alternate portfolio-based application process for applicants with a GPA below 2.5.

Instead of focusing on traditional academic requirements, this new admissions approach allows you to create a portfolio that demonstrates the college-level skills and knowledge you’ve developed inside or outside of a college classroom in areas such as leadership, research, technical skills, professional writing, and languages.

To learn more, visit

Online Information Sessions are offered monthly and include an hour-long presentation and Q&A Test Flight is a free one-week online class simulation that gives you an insider's look at what it means to be a CUNY SPS student

Connect With Us by phone, text, or email so that we can answer your questions, share campus events, and connect you with the department for program related inquiries

Phone: 646.664.8544

Text: 646.517.7876

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Terrince Autry BA in Communication and Media 119 West 31st Street, New York, NY 10001

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