ABOUT CUNY SPS
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
11 FULLY ONLINE MASTER’S DEGREES
ONLINE MASTER’S DEGREE PROGRAMS
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
MS in Nursing Education
MS in Nursing Informatics
MS in Nursing
MS in Research Administration and Compliance
MA in Applied Theatre (on campus)
MA in Youth Studies (hybrid)Chanira Rojas MA in Youth Studies MA in Disability 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 moreShaniqua 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
Two letters of recommendation
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.