CUNY SPS Spring 2023 Online Master's Degree Programs

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Our online and on campus graduate programs meet the needs of adult students who are interested in further exploring an academic area, transitioning careers, or excelling within their current field.

Offering master’s degrees in addition to bachelor’s degrees, undergraduate and advanced certificates, and professional non-degree programs, the CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) presents opportunities for personal growth and job mobility.

As the leader in online education at the City University of New York for more than 15 years, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online learning.


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 class work and research in any location with internet access, giving you the opportunity to complete your program anywhere in the country or around the world. Our master’s degree programs have been highly ranked in many online master’s program ‘best of’ lists, affirming our role as a leader in online education.

ON COVER: Estelle Yessoh MS in Business Management and Leadership



Our portfolio of master’s degree programs meets the needs of students in a variety of professional fields with a wide range of interests.

MA in Disability Studies

MA in Museum Studies

MA in Psychology

MS in Business Management and Leadership

MS in Data Science

MS in Disability Services

in Higher Education

MS in Health

Information Management

MS in Nursing Education

MS in Nursing Informatics

MS in Nursing

Organizational Leadership

MS in Research Administration and Compliance

MA in Applied Theatre (on campus)

MA in Youth Studies (hybrid)

Chanira Rojas MA in Youth Studies Daniel Chan MS in Disability Services in Higher Education


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.

There are many financial aid options for students of all backgrounds. Our financial aid counselors will work with you to combine federal funds, scholarships, grants, loans, or veteran’s benefits to help you pay for your education.


We pride ourselves on offering networking opportunities that strengthen personal contacts and encourage collaboration.

The student association, National Society of Leadership and Success, and the leadership conference connects you with your peers while the initiatives created through the Office of Career Services such as mock interview days, virtual career fairs, and the career management software system CareerLink, puts you in touch with prospective employers. 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.


Our academic directors, admissions, and advisement teams will work to support you from admission through graduation, ensuring that you have consistent guidance during your time at CUNY SPS.

• Career Services offers resume review, interview prep, networking advice, and professional development workshops

• Academic Directors help students achieve their academic goals

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

• Counseling Services gives free and confidential mental health resources

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

• Student Life encourages 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, and more

Shaniqua Oritheneer BA in Psychology


In order to be considered for admission, you will need

Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

$75 non-refundable application fee

Personal statement

Two letters of recommendation

Current Resume

Official transcripts from all colleges attended

Note: There are additional requirements for Nursing programs, and foreign equivalency/extra requirements for those educated outside the U.S. Some programs require an individual interview.

Learn More

Online Departmental Information Sessions are offered throughout the academic year and include an hourlong presentation and Q&A sps.cuny. edu/about/event

Virtual Graduate & Professional Development Events are offered regularly for our students and that can include you! Many are open to prospective students as well events

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 inquires

Youqing Xiang MS in Data Science Contact the Office of Admissions: Call 646.664.8544 • Text 646.517.7876