CUNY School of Professional Studies

SPS Sign 2014

119 W. 31st Street
New York, NY 10001
212.652.CUNY (2869)

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(212) 652-CUNY (2869)

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (CUNY SPS) provides online, classroom-based, and customized programs of study that meet the educational needs of working adults, organizations, and employers. 


CUNY SPS is home to the Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies and the Off-Campus College.

The Joseph S. Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies offers educational opportunities to union members to meet their career advancement and personal growth needs. It also serves as an academic resource on issues of concern to the labor movement and publishes New Labor Forum, a national journal of analysis and debate.


CUNY SPS serves the dynamic New York City marketplace through the provision of a timely, innovative, and challenging education designed to address new or unmet needs. Home to CUNY's first fully online bachelor’s degrees and innovative master's degree programs, CUNY SPS is fulfilling CUNY's mission of access, reaching students with new modes of instruction, improved courses and curricula, and dynamic learning across a range of fields and sectors.

Drawing on CUNY’s nationally and internationally renowned faculty and practitioners, as well as industry and education partners, (hyperlink education partners with this link: the School’s various bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, undergraduate and graduate certificate programs, and professional development courses provide opportunity for personal and social progress, job and career advancement, and the expansion of knowledge.

As CUNY SPS continues to grow, it is committed to aligning the education it offers with the current needs of its students, always focused on making education responsive, relevant, and efficient.

Programs Offered

Graduate Degree Programs:

  • MA in Applied Theatre
  • Online MS in Data Analytics
  • Online MS in Business Management and Leadership
  • MA in Disability Studies
  • MA in Labor Studies
  • MA in Urban Studies

Undergraduate Degree Programs:

  • BA in Human Relations
  • BA in Urban and Community Studies
  • Online BS in Business
  • Online BA in Communication and Media
  • Online BA in Disability Studies
  • Online BS in Health Information Management
  • Online BS in Information Systems
  • Online RN to BS in Nursing
  • Online BA in Psychology
  • Online BA in Sociology

Certificate Programs

Graduate Certificates:

  • Graduate Certificate in Adult Learning: Program Design and Facilitation
  • Graduate Certificate in Coaching in the Organizational Context
  • Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Health Care Policy and Administration
  • Graduate Certificate in Immigration Law
  • Graduate Certificate in Labor Relations
  • Graduate Certificate in Labor Studies
  • Graduate Certificate in Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Project Management
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Public Policy (Level I)
  • Graduate Certificate in Public Administration and Public Policy (Level II)

Undergraduate Certificates:

  • Certificate in Business Communications
  • Certificate in Diversity in the Workplace
  • Certificate in Education Foundations
  • Certificate in Financial Studies
  • Certificate in Health Care Policy and Administration
  • Certificate in Labor Relations
  • Certificate in Labor Studies
  • Certificate in Leadership
  • Certificate in Management
  • Certificate in Management in the Transportation Industry
  • Certificate in Medical Coding
  • Certificate in Organizational Studies
  • Certificate in Public Administration and Public Policy
  • Certificate in Understanding How Adults Learn
  • Child Development Associate Certificate (CDA)

Credit Courses:

  • Children's Program Administrator Credential (CPAC)
  • Seminars on Science




Travel Directions


1,2,3, A,C,E - Penn Station B,D,F,M, Q,N,R- Herald Square 
Path trains


M4, M5, M7, M34 / M34A Select Bus Service, Q32

College Contacts

General Information

(212) 652-CUNY(2869)

Admissions, Registrar, Bursar & Financial Aid Offices
119 West 31st Street, 1st Floor
NY, NY 10001


Otilia Abraham
Associate Director of the Admissions and Academic Advisement Center
101 West 31st Street


Felix Huertas
Financial Aid and Student Support Specialist
101 West 31st Street