Academic Programs

Undergraduate Education

At the heart of CUNY’s mission rests its commitment to providing all New Yorkers with access to a rigorous undergraduate education and ensuring a successful, enriching academic experience. Please explore CUNY’s undergraduate program offerings. You are also invited to learn more about the work of our Office of Undergraduate Studies, including Pathways, CUNY’s general education framework.

Graduate Education

Graduate students at CUNY have unique access to outstanding academic departments, distinguished faculty, research opportunities, and a wealth of future job prospects. Learn more about CUNY’s graduate programs.

Continuing and Professional Education

CUNY continuing education programs, courses, and certificates offer an unrivaled array of opportunities for career advancement and professional development, skill development, and personal growth, all for affordable prices, on flexible schedules, and at locations throughout New York City. Find out more.

College Honors Programs

CUNY offers two dozen honors programs university-wide. These include unique programs offered by individual colleges as well as programs on campuses that are part of the Macaulay Honors College. Find out more.

Pre-College Education / Collaborative Programs

The City University of New York’s commitment to the education of all New Yorkers begins long before the start of freshman year. Through its Collaborative Programs, CUNY invests substantial human and financial resources in the service of public school students and out-of-school youth. The work CUNY does with the NYC public schools through the Office of Academic Affairs is known collectively as Collaborative Programs.

Health and Human Services Programs

Quality health care depends on the availability of an educated, well-trained workforce. CUNY continually prepares a large, culturally diverse pool of qualified health and human services personnel in areas such as nursing, social work, nutrition, speech pathology, and mental health counseling. Please come back soon for more detailed information about the University's degree program offerings in health and human services areas.

Study Abroad Programs

Study Abroad programs may be semester-long, year-long, or short-term (during the summer or winter intersession). These programs consist of courses aimed towards a particular course of study... >>

Online Programs

Some CUNY schools now offer fully accredited online degree and certificate programs for students who want the experience, flexibility, and convenience of online education. Among them are John Jay College of Criminal Justice and the School of Professional Studies.

Teacher Education Programs

CUNY enrolls more than 16,000 students in education programs: one-third of these students study at the undergraduate level and two-thirds are graduate students. With a commitment to teaching and learning, our campuses prepare a culturally diverse pool of students to be effective educators in a variety of settings.  The Teacher Education portfolio within Academic Affairs also includes grant-funded programs, research initiatives and policy issues. >>

Opportunity Programs

CUNY's SEEK (Search for Education, Elevation, and Knowledge) and CD (College Discovery) are the two City University higher education opportunity programs designed to assist high-potential, low-income students who otherwise might not be able to pursue a college degree. >>

LGBTQ Studies and Programs

Located in the city that launched the modern gay rights movement, CUNY is proud of the contributions and diversity that its LGBTQ faculty, students, and staff bring to our campus communities. From faculty research interests, to academic initiatives, to student support services, here is a growing list of CUNY sponsored endeavors, including graduate and undergraduate LGBTQ-related degree programs and courses across the CUNY campuses. >>


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Course Catalog

A comprehensive listing of all the courses offered at CUNY. Note: some may not be available in the upcoming semesters. >>