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The City University of New York offers more than 800 Master’s and Doctoral degree programs and 200 Graduate Certificate programs in over 150 fields. There is a CUNY graduate program that is the right fit for you. CUNY is committed to preparing you academically for careers in the Arts, Education, Health, Business, Law, Architecture, Journalism, and the Social and Natural Sciences. U.S. News has recognized our programs in Education, Criminology, English, and Social Work as some of the best in field. New York City will become your classroom as we have campuses located in each borough. Start your search here and open up yourself to endless possibilities.

Executive Business Doctorate, DPS (Baruch College: Zicklin School of Business)

The Zicklin School’s Executive Doctorate in Business (EDB) is an innovative 3 year degree program intended for working senior-level executives who wish to earn a doctorate degree while continuing their career.

One Year MBA: 42-credits (Baruch College: Zicklin School of Business)

This One-Year MBA program is for those who already have an undergraduate business degree from an ac­credited business program and have acquired significant work experience (2-5 years) in business-related func­tions or positions, such as accounting, finance, marketing, human resources, IT, and business consulting. The pro­gram is ideal for professionals seeking to accelerate, rather than change, their career.

MFA Sonic Arts: 60 credits (Brooklyn College)

The Sonic Arts M.F.A program is designed to develop historically and theoretically informed, technically skilled composers and artists working in the medium of sound.

MFA Digital Animation & Visual Effects: 66 credits (Brooklyn College)

The Digital Animation & VFX M.F.A program was designed with an emphasis on experimentation, imagination and a foundation in narrative structure, bridging the worlds of cinematic storytelling and technology-based innovation.

MFA Media Scoring: 60 credits (Brooklyn College)

The Media Scoring M.F.A program is intended to provide students with a broad understanding of the creative, technical, historical, and analytical tools required to become skilled in the art and business of music media, placing music and sound to picture.

MS Business Intelligence & Data Analysis: 33 credits (Brooklyn College)

This new Intelligence and Date Analysis specialization in the business administration degree is designed for students interested in a career in applied statistical analysis or business analytics.

Geriatric Mental Health-Adv. Cert.: 18 credits (Brooklyn College)

This program is intended for individuals holding a graduate degree in a mental health or related field. Mental health professionals will gain a professional title in geriatrics increasing their ability to offer quality mental health services to older adults and their families.

International Affairs & Global Justice-MA: 30-33 credits (Brooklyn College)

The new International Affairs & Global Justice concentration for the Political Science degree is designed for students interested in careers in international affairs, development, government, international organizations, non-profits, public education, and the private sector – or to move on to law school or doctoral programs in the social sciences.

Early Intervention & Parenting (online)-Adv. Cert.: 18-credits (Brooklyn College)

This program is intended for master’s students and post-master’s professionals. The program has a clinical emphasis on relationship-based and evidence-based, family-centered practices, the parent-infant dyad and infant mental health, typical and atypical development, and a trans-disciplinary approach to working in partnership with culturally diverse families with infants and toddlers with disabilities (or at-risk for developmental delays).

CUNY School  of Law /City College-Law and International Relations-JD/MIA

This dual program between CUNY Law and City College’s Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership in Law and International Affairs combines CUNY Law’s JD program in public interest law with Colin Powell School’s internationally recognized scholarship. The program prepares students for careers in national and international governments, multi-national/transnational corporations, international NGOs, and human rights organizations and enhances their abilities to function as social justice lawyers in an increasingly globalized environment.

Adv Cert in Youth Studies: 12 credits (CUNY School of Professional Studies)

This program is designed for people who work in the youth services field. The program prepares students to design and offer programs that demonstrate the best practices in youth work, to engage in meaningful research, and to develop youth policy specifically for the needs of youth, communities and families in the public education, juvenile justice, social welfare, and medical systems.

MA in Youth Studies: 30 credits (CUNY School of Professional Studies)

The first program of its kind in New York, is a program that prepares students with the knowledge and skills needed to design, run, research, and work in youth settings. The program teaches students to integrate young people in modeling the programs, institutions, and policies that influence their lives.

Community, Society & Health, DPH: 48 credits (CUNY School of Public Health)

The Doctor of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Community, Society & Health prepares researchers and public health practitioners to advance scientific understanding of the social determinants of health, health behaviors, and the delivery of health services and development of sound health policies.

Environmental & Occupational Health: 48 credits (CUNY School of Public Health)

The Doctor of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Environmental & Occupational Health teaches doctoral-level researchers and teachers about Environmental and Occupational Health problems affecting populations. Students will focus on Environmental and Occupational Health regulation as well as planning and its impact on human health.

Epidemiology: 48 credit (CUNY School of Public Health)

The Doctor of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Epidemiology trains epidemiologists as researchers and public health practitioners to apply epidemiological and biostatistical methods to the wide array of public health challenges.

Health Policy & Management: 48 credits (CUNY School of Public Health)

The Doctor of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Health Policy & Management prepares students for careers in research, teaching, policy analysis and organizational analysis in the broad fields of health services, health policy, and health management. Students will cultivate a knowledge of how a range of mechanisms, methodically connected with policy, influence population health.

Curatorial Studies – Adv. Cert.: 12 credits  (Hunter College)

Through this program, students will gain the experience and expertise needed to find relevant jobs as Curators, Art Adviser, private collection curator, registrar, and many other positions in museums and private or commercial interests.

Childhood Education – MSEd: Track 1 36-49 credits Track 2 is a 53 credits (Hunter College)

This program prepares teachers for work in NYC Public Schools. It offers two Tracks. Track 1 is an evening program designed with career changers in mind that allows students to adapt the pace of the program to their needs. Track 2 is a two year, full-time and daytime clinically rich program.

Childhood Education Bilingual (Grades 1-6) – MSEd: 37-49 credits (Hunter College)

This program is designed to prepare students to become effective teachers with high levels of teaching competencies using two languages of instruction. The programs are offered in three language Spanish/English, French/English and Chinese/English.

Early Childhood Education (Grades B-2) – MSEd : Track 1 36-42 Track 2 30-35 (Hunter College)

This program prepares candidates for teaching in a variety of educational settings. This program has two tracks. Track 1 is a program intended for applicants with no prior NYS certificate and Track 2 is a program intended for applicants with prior NYS certificate.

Early Childhood Education (Grades B-2) – Adv. Cert: 15 credits (Hunter College)

Early Childhood Education (Grades B-2) –Adv. Cert This post-master’s advanced certificate program provides teachers who already possess NYS teaching certification in Childhood Education Grades 1-6 with the additional skills for a teaching certificate in Early Childhood Education Birth to Grade 2.

Early Childhood Education & Special Education – MSEd: Program 1 42-54 credits Program 2 36 credits (Hunter College)

The Early Childhood Special Education Programs prepares students to support infants, toddlers, preschoolers and early elementary children in inclusive, integrated and self-contained classrooms, as well as homes and communities. There are two program offered. Program 1 leads to a dual certification in early childhood and students with disabilities B-2, for those with no NYS certification or NYS certification in another area. Program 2 leads to a single certification in students with disabilities B-2 for those with a NYS early childhood education certification.

School District Leader – Adv.Cert: 12 credits (Hunter College)

This post-master’s, advanced certificate program is designed to prepared NYS certified administrators with the SBL or SAS certification for roles in administration and supervision at the school district level.

Childhood Special Education: 17 credit (Hunter College)

This program is a post-master’s, advanced certificate designed for students with existing NYS certification in Childhood Education grades 1-6 or a certification in Special Education.

Adolescent Special Education Grades 7-12: 17 credit (Hunter College)

This program leads to a post-master’s advanced certificate degree in Adolescent Special Education Generalist Grades 7-12. The program is designed for students with NY certification in Students with Disabilities Grades 1-6 or certification at the adolescent level in Mathematics, Science, English Language Arts or Social Studies.

Teachers of the Blind and Visually Impaired – Adv. Cert: 22 credits (Hunter College)

This program leads to a post-master’s advanced certificate that prepares NYS certified teachers to serve as teachers of the blind and visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities, in educational programs from B-12.

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Grades P-12) Adv. Cert    Post Master’s Cert: Program 1 17-29 credits Program 2 17credits (Hunter College)

The TESOL post master’s, advanced certificate programs are designed to educate people who want to teach children or adolescent students for whom English is a second language. There are two programs. Program 1 is for those with a master’s or doctoral degree in TESOL, Linguistics or Applied Linguistics with no NYS certification. Program 2 is for those with a master’s degree and NYS certification.

Visual Impairment Rehab Teaching: MSEd: 54 credits (Hunter College)

The Visual Impairment: rehabilitation Teaching and Orientation and Mobility MSEd prepares professional in vision rehabilitation therapy to work with individuals with visual impairment combined with the orientation and mobility sequence to prepare orientation and mobility specialists.

Instructional Leadership – Ed.D.: 60 credits (Hunter College)

The Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree program is designed to prepare experienced educators to become effective practitioner leaders able to translate current research into policy and practice.

Rehabilitation Counseling: MSEd: 40 credits (Hunter College)

This master’s degree program prepares professionals in vision rehabilitation therapy to work with individuals with visual impairments.

Digital Forensics & Cyber-security    MS: 33-39 credits (John Jay College)

This master’s program prepares students to be qualified professionals as digital forensic scientists who understand the scientific, legal and criminal justice context of high technology crime, and who can effectively communicate their knowledge to others.

Criminal Justice: MA (Online) (John Jay College)

The Criminal Justice Master of Arts Program provides a mastery of the major works and theories of criminology, policing, corrections, judicial studies, quantitative research methods and policy analysis. Specializations are available in areas such as Criminology & Deviance, Criminal Law & Procedure, Policing or Corrections. Students are also able to select electives to earn Advanced Certificates in Terrorism Studies, Crime Prevention and Analysis, and Criminal Investigation.

Forensic Science:  MS: 41-43 credits (John Jay College)

This program is designed to provide training and expertise to individuals planning to become scientists, administrators, laboratory directors, educators and professionals in a variety of forensic science sub-specialties. Students specialize in criminalistics, molecular biology, or forensic toxicology.

CUNY School of Law/ John Jay College of Criminal Justice-Forensic Psychology and Law-MA-JD (John Jay College)

The CUNY Law School and John Jay College of Criminal Justice have teamed to offers a 30 credits dual-degree program in forensic psychology and law.  The collaboration of the two programs supports a combined mission of “Law in the service of human and psychological needs, fiercely advocating for justice,” and is expected to result in highly trained and specialized attorneys/psychologists who can make significant contributions to the fields of law, forensic psychology, and public policy.

Race and Criminal Justice- Adv. Cert.: 12 credits (John Jay College)

This Advanced Certificate in Race and Criminal Justice offers advanced instruction on contemporary law and history of racial oppression in four critical areas of expertise: law, criminology, policing, and penology. The program is appropriate for students who wish to engage in research, become public or private security professionals at local, state or federal levels, or join U.S. agencies concerned with civil rights and criminal justice.

Translational Organized Crime Studies- Adv. Cert.: 12 credits (John Jay College)

This Advanced Certificate in Transnational Organized Crime Studies (ACTOCS) offers advanced instruction on the nature, dynamics, causes, and control of those crime phenomena that pose a challenge to more than one country and call for international cooperation. It examines the nature and etiology of established as well as emerging transnational organized criminal groups and criminal activities. The program is appropriate for students who wish to engage in research, join law enforcement agencies at national or international levels, or seek employment at public or private international organizations.

Visual Art Education | MAT: 39-42 credits (Queens College)

This Masters of Arts in Teaching program is designed for those that want to work in secondary school and community settings. The program fulfills Initial Certification requirements in a content area, MAT degree requirements and Professional Certification requirements in a content or related area.

Physics (Grades 7-12) | MAT: 39-42 credits (Queens College)

This Masters of Arts in Teaching program is designed for those that want to work in secondary school and community settings. The program fulfills Initial Certification requirements in a content area, MAT degree requirements and Professional Certification requirements in a content or related area.

Master of Arts (MA) in Geological & Environmental Science: 30 credits & Master of Science (MS) in Applied Environmental Geoscience 36 credits (Queens College)

The school offers programs leading to a Master of Arts in geology or a Master of Science in environmental geoscience. Coursework and research opportunities are available to specialize in atmospheric sciences, global climate change, chemical oceanography and paleoceanography, environmental geology and geochemistry, isotope geochemistry, soil biogeochemistry and physiology, shallow subsurface and marine geophysics, groundwater and surface water hydrology, urban ecology and limnology, geomicrobiology, geomorphology and quaternary studies, sedimentation, sedimentary petrology, paleontology, experimental mineralogy and petrology, igneous and metamorphic petrology.

Child & Young Adult Services in the Public Library | Initial Adv. Cert.: 12 credits (Queens College)

This program is designed for multiple audiences, such as current MLS students who wish to make explicit their specialty, and working library/information service professionals who desire a further credential demarking their expertise.

Duel Program in Library Science & History | MLS/MA: 54 credits (Queens College)

This dual degree program is offered by the Graduate School of Library and Information Sciences (GSLIS) and the History Department.  The program offers students the opportunity to develop skills in the methodologies of both library science, including archival and special collections management, and historical research.  Graduates of the program will receive two degrees, one in the Master of Library Science and the other in the Master of Arts in History, and will be well suited for professional careers in academic libraries, museums, oral history initiatives, document conservation, and public or private archives, and for admission into Ph.D. programs in either History or Library Science.

Library Media Specialist | MLS  Adv. Cert.: 27 credits (Queens College)

This program emphasizes the development of knowledge and skills needed to teach information literacy to the K–12 school community, to foster collaborative partnerships with the school’s faculty and administration, to motivate and guide students in these settings in the use of information and materials, and to evaluate and select materials that promote and support the information needs of this specialized clientele. Library Media Specialists serve the needs of students and parents for informational, educational, and recreational materials as well as the needs of teachers, administrators and other personnel seeking information and materials related to their professional responsibilities.

Library Media Specialist for Certified Teachers | MLS: 36 credits (Queens College)

This Masters of Library Science program prepares graduates for employment and service in a diverse, global, and rapidly changing information society now and in the future. Graduates are able to demonstrate appropriate competencies and to articulate ethical values as defined by LIS professional organizations, and other stakeholder communities.

Pipeline Program at the Graduate Center (All Fields)

The Pipeline Program is a CUNY-wide initiative designed to provide educational and financial support to CUNY undergraduates from groups currently underrepresented in our nation’s universities who are interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in preparation for college-level teaching and advanced research.

Applicants should be: 1) Ethnic minority students, 2) U.S. citizens or permanent residents, 3) Juniors enrolled in one of CUNY’s senior colleges who have earned at least 80 credits by the spring of the junior year, 5) a minimum GPA of 3.2; (6) an interest in college teaching and research.

Along with a stipend payments totaling approximately $6,000, the CUNY Pipeline Program provides a summer research institute at The Graduate Center which includes a 4-credit research seminar, workshops on applying to graduate school, and workshops in preparation for taking the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Fellows report on their research projects at the annual CUNY Pipeline Conference and submit a written thesis at the end of the year.

Applications are completed online and are accepted from late fall to early spring for the Pipeline Cohort that starts in the summer. For more information, visit the Pipeline Program.


Pipeline Program at the Law School (Law)

The Pipeline to Justice prepares underrepresented students to enter CUNY School of Law and supports them throughout their law school career. The program offers a second chance at admission to CUNY Law to excellent, public interest-focused students whose LSAT scores seem incompatible with their achievements. This novel program, believed to be the first of its kind in the country, was launched in 2006 and demonstrates CUNY School of Law’s commitment to provide access to legal education to those from communities underrepresented in the legal profession.

Pipeline participants are selected at the end of the admissions cycle (typically during the summer months) from among those denied admission to CUNY Law and are invited to apply to the program. Students from a CUNY undergraduate program may be accepted to the Pipeline program before applying to the law school.

For more information, visit the Pipeline Program.

Colin Powell Fellowship at City College of New York (Social Sciences)

Each year the Center selects five graduate students to participate in the Colin Powell Program for a one-year period. Graduate students are encouraged to explore ways in which their developing academic expertise can be used to address urgent public problems in underserved communities. Fellows take part in weekly seminars that meet regularly throughout the year. They also take part in special events and have opportunities to hear from distinguished public figures.

Applicants must be students in good standing who are enrolled in one of the seven social science graduate programs offered through the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership at City College (i.e. master’s programs in Economics, International Relations, General Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Public Service Management, Sociology, and the PhD in Psychology at City College offered through the CUNY Graduate Center).

Applicants must have a minimum of one full academic year left in their graduate studies at the beginning of the fellowship term and must enroll in a minimum of six credits per semester during the length of the fellowship.

Fellows receive a $15,000 scholarship for the one-year period to support their efforts and participation in the program.

The deadline to apply is Friday, April 1st, 2016. To learn more, visit the Colin Powell School Scholarships and Fellowships page.


National Urban Fellows at Baruch College (Public Administration)

National Urban Fellows, Inc. (NUF) is a nonprofit organization whose purpose is to prepare students from diverse backgrounds for leadership positions in government and nonprofit organizations. This program is a rigorous, 14-month, full-time graduate degree program comprising four semesters of academic course work and a nine-month Mentorship assignment which culminates in a Master of Public Administration from Baruch College. Students complete 24 credits on-campus during two intensive summer sessions. In the fall and spring semesters, fellows complete an additional 21 credits online while working full-time in a nine-month mentorship assignment with a public official or nonprofit administrator. Mentorship placements are arranged by the National Urban Fellows and may be in any location in the nation or Puerto Rico.

Applicants must have a: 1) US citizenship, 2) Bachelor’s degree, 3) 5-7 years of professional work experience with 2 years in a management capacity, 4) leadership capacity with potential for further growth, and 5) demonstrated commitment to public service.

Fellows receive a $25,000 stipend, health insurance, a book allowance, relocation and travel reimbursement, full payment of tuition, and professional leadership development.

Please visit the National Urban Fellows for more information and to apply.

City College School of Architecture is the only public school of architecture in New York City. Its emphasis on the urban environment as the most important generator of ideas makes it unique among the constellation of architecture schools in New York and the surrounding region.

Architecture & Design Offered at:
ArchitectureMArch I & II: City; MUP: City; MLA I & II: City
Landscape ArchitectureMLA: City
Urban Planning & DesignMUP: City, Hunter
Urban Planning & LawMUP/JD: Hunter/Brooklyn Law School

CUNY offers over 35 degree options in Art and Performing Arts, including MFA’s in Art History, Studio Art and MMus’s in Performance, Chamber Music, Jazz Studies and much more.

Art & Performing ArtsOffered at:
ActingMFA: Brooklyn
Applied TheatreMA: SPS
ArtMA: Lehman; MFA: Brooklyn, Hunter, Lehman
Art Administration MA: Baruch
Art HistoryMA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Queens; PhD: GC
Art History: Museum Studies MA: City
Art StudioMFA: Queens
Design & Technical ProductionMFA: Brooklyn
Digital & Interdisciplinary Art Practice MFA: City
Fine Arts- Studio ArtMFA: City
Museum EducationMA: City; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
MusicMA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; MMus: Brooklyn, Queens; PhD: GC; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn, Queens; Adv. Diploma: Brooklyn, Queens
Performance & Interactive Media ArtsMFA: Brooklyn; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Performing Arts ManagementMFA: Brooklyn
PlaywritingMFA: Brooklyn, Hunter
TheaterMA: Brooklyn, Hunter; MFA: Brooklyn; PhD: GC
Theater DirectingMFA: Brooklyn

CUNY offers over 35 degree options for those pursuing careers in Accounting, Business Administration, Corporate Communication, Economics and much more. Our degree options vary from MBA, MS, MPS, PhD to advanced certificate.

Business & CommunicationsOffered at:
AccountingMS: Baruch, Brooklyn, CSI, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; MBA: Baruch
Branding & Integrated CommunicationMPS: City
BusinessPhD: GC/Baruch
Business AdministrationMBA: Baruch; MS: Brooklyn, Lehman
Business Administration & LawMBA/JD: Baruch/Brooklyn Law School, Baruch/NY Law School
Business Analytics of Large-Scale DataAdv. Cert.: CSI
Business FinanceMS: Lehman; MS: Lehman (Online)
Business Human Resources MS: Lehman; MS: Lehman (Online)
Business ManagementMS: CSI
Business Management & LeadershipMS: SPS (Online)
Computer Information SystemsMS: City
Corporate CommunicationMA: Baruch
Data Analytics MS: SPS (Online)
Data Analytics & Applied Social ResearchMA: Queens
Decision Sciences MBA: Baruch
Economics MA: City, Hunter; MBA: Baruch; PhD: GC
Economic AnalysisMS: Brooklyn
EntrepreneurshipMS: Baruch; MBA: Baruch
FinanceMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch, Brooklyn
Financial EngineeringMS: Baruch
Financial Risk ManagementMS: Baruch
Forensic AccountingAdv. Cert.: John Jay
General BusinessMBA: Baruch; MS: Brooklyn
Global BusinessMS: Brooklyn
Health Administration/Management/PolicyMBA: Baruch
Industrial/Organizational PsychologyMBA: Baruch
Information SystemsMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch, Brooklyn
International BusinessMBA: Baruch
ManagementMBA: Baruch; Adv. Cert.: SPS
MarketingMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch
Operations Management MBA: Baruch
Organizational Behavior/HR ManagementMBA: Baruch
Pharmaceutical Science & BusinessMS: York
Project ManagementAdv. Cert.: SPS (Online)
Quantitative Methods & ModelingMS: Baruch
Real EstateMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch
Risk ManagementMS: Queens
Sport ManagementMS: Brooklyn
StatisticsMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch
Sustainable BusinessMBA: Baruch
Sustainability in the Urban EnvironmentMS: City
TaxationMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch

CUNY offers over 70 programs in education including advanced certificates and the MSEd. These programs consist of preparing professionals for teaching adolescent to secondary education, special education, and fulfilling administrative roles such as School District Leaders and School Building Leaders.

EducationOffered at:
Adolescent/Secondary Education MSEd: City, Lehman, CSI; MA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman; MAT: Brooklyn; Adv. Cert.: City, Hunter
Adult Learning: Program Design and FacilitationAdv. Cert.: SPS
Applied Behavior AnalysisAdv. Cert.: Hunter; MA: Queens
Art Teacher MA: Brooklyn, City, Lehman; MSEd: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn, Queens
Autism Spectrum DisordersAdv. Cert.: Brooklyn, CSI
Bilingual Childhood Special EducationMSEd: Brooklyn, City, Lehman
Bilingual Counselor EducationAdv Cert.: Lehman
Bilingual Early Childhood Special EducationMSEd: Lehman
Bilingual Education for Pupil Personnel or Intensive Teach InstituteAdv. Cert.: Hunter, Queens
Bilingual Extension for all NYS certification typesAdv. Cert.: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, Queens
Bilingual Extension for Early Childhood/ ElementaryMAT: City; MSEd: Hunter, Lehman
Bilingual Special Education (Grades 7-12)MSEd: City
Biology Teacher (Grades 7-12)MA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter; Adv. Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens; MSEd: CSI, Queens; MAT: Queens
Chemistry (Grades 7-12)MA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter; Adv. Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens; MSEd: Queens; MAT: Queens
Child Development PsychologyPost-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Childhood Education MSEd: Brooklyn, CSI, Queens; MAT: Queens
Childhood Education & Special EducationMAT: Queens
Childhood Education Bilingual (Grades 1-6)MSEd: Queens, MAT: Queens
Childhood Education with Bilingual ExtensionMSEd: Lehman
Childhood Education with Specialization in STEMMSEd: Hunter
Children’s LiteraturePost-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Chinese Teacher (Grades 7-12)MA: Hunter; Adv. Cert.: Hunter, Queens
Dance Education MA: Hunter
Disability Services in Higher EducationMS: SPS (Online)
Early Childhood/Childhood ElementaryMSEd: Brooklyn, City, CSI, Hunter, Lehman
Early Childhood Education (Grades B-2)MSEd: Queens; MAT: Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Early Intervention & ParentingAdv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Earth Science TeacherMA: City, Hunter; Adv. Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens; MAT: Brooklyn, Queens; MSEd: Queens; Initial Adv. Cert.: Queens
Educational LeadershipMSEd: Baruch, Brooklyn; Adv. Cert.: City, Hunter, Lehman; Post-Master’s Cert.: CSI
Educational PsychologyMA: Hunter; PhD: GC
Educational TheatreMSEd: City; Adv. Cert: City
English as a Second LanguageMA: Hunter; MS: City; MSEd: Lehman; Adv. Cert.: City
English Language TeachingMA: City; Adv. Cert.: Queens
English Teacher (Grades 7-12)MA: Brooklyn, City, CSI, Hunter; MAT: Queens; MSEd: CSI, Lehman, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Hunter, Lehman, Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: City
Family & Consumer Science EducationMSEd: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Queens
French Teacher (Grades 7-12)MA: Brooklyn, Hunter; Adv. Cert.: Queens; MSEd: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Hunter
Gifted EducationExtension Certificate: Hunter, Lehman
Health Teacher (Grades 7-12)MSEd: Brooklyn, Lehman
Higher Education AdministrationMSEd: Baruch
Italian Teacher (Grades 7-12)MA: Hunter; Adv. Cert.: Hunter, Queens; MSEd: Queens
Language Minority EducationPost-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Latin Teacher (Grades 7-12)MA: Hunter; Adv. Cert.: Hunter
Literacy (Grades: B-6 & 5-12) MSEd: City, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Literacy & Special Education (Grades 1-6) Dual DegreeMSEd: Lehman
Literacy Studies Adolescent MS: Lehman
Math EducationMA: City, Hunter; MAT: Queens; MSEd: Brooklyn, CSI, Lehman, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Lehman, Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens
Middle Childhood Extension (Grades 5-6)Adv. Cert.: Lehman
Middle School EducationMA: Brooklyn; MSEd: Brooklyn, City
Music Teacher MA: Brooklyn, Hunter; MAT: Lehman; MSEd: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn, Queens
Physical EducationMSEd: Brooklyn, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Queens
Physics (Grades 7-12)MA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter; Adv. Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens; MSEd: Queens
Play Therapy Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Recreation EducationMSEd: Lehman
School Building & School District Leader Dual Cert.Post-Master’s Cert.: CSI
School Building Leader MSEd: Brooklyn, City, Lehman; Post-Master’s Cert.: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Baruch
School CounselingMSEd: Brooklyn, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
School District LeaderMSEd: Brooklyn; Post-Master’s Cert.: CSI, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Baruch
School PsychologistMSEd: Brooklyn, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Science EducationMA: City, Hunter; MSEd: Brooklyn, Lehman; Adv. Cert.: Lehman; Post-Master’s Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens
Social Studies Teacher MA: Brooklyn, City, CSI, Hunter; MsEd: CSI, Lehman, Queens; Adv. Cert.: Lehman, Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: City, Hunter, Queens
Spanish Teacher (Grades: 7-12)MA: Brooklyn, Hunter, Lehman; MSEd: City; Adv. Cert.: Hunter, Queens; MSEd: Queens; Adv. Cert.: City
Special EducationMSEd: Brooklyn, City, CSI, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: Queens; Adv. Cert.: City, Lehman
Speech & Hearing/Language DisabilitiesMA: Lehman; MS: Hunter
Teachers of the Blind & Visually Impaired MSEd: Hunter
Teachers of the Deaf & Hard of HearingMSEd: Hunter
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Adult Learners)MSEd: CSI; MA: Hunter
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Grades: P-12)MA: Hunter; MS: City; MSEd: CSI, Lehman, Queens; Adv. Cert.: CSI, Lehman; Post-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Elementary Bilingual EducationPost-Master’s Cert.: Queens
Teaching Languages Other than EnglishMA: Hunter; Adv. Cert.: Lehman; Post-Master’s Cert: Hunter
Teaching Students with DisabilitiesMSEd: Brooklyn
Urban EducationPhD: GC

CUNY recognizes the need for a competitive edge in our globalized and high-tech marketplace by offering innovative programs in Engineering, Computer Science and Technology. Our programs include Biomedical, Chemical, and Civil Engineering to the study of Digital Forensic and Cyber-security, Data Analytics, and Computer Information Systems.

Engineering, Computer Science, & Technology Offered at:
Biomedical EngineeringMS: City; PhD: City
Branding & Integrated CommunicationMPS: City
Chemical EngineeringME: City; PhD: City
Civil Engineering (Environmental, Structures, Transportation)ME: City; PhD: City
Computer Information SystemsMS: Brooklyn, City
Computer ScienceMS: Brooklyn, City, Lehman, CSI; MA: Queens; PhD: GC
Computer Science for Digital ForensicsAdv. Cert.: John Jay
Computer Science: Applied Digital Forensic ScienceAdv. Cert.: John Jay
Data Analytics MS: SPS (Online)
Earth Systems, Environmental Science & Technology MS: City
Electrical EngineeringME: City; PhD: City
Information SystemsMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch, Brooklyn
Mechanical EngineeringME: City; PhD: City
Sustainability in the Urban EnvironmentMS: City
Translational Medicine MS: City

Film and Media offerings include programs in Cinema and Media Arts/Studies. Students will undertake a challenging two-year curriculum that spans core knowledge in media history, theory and criticism, to develop research, writing, and media-making skills in preparation for careers in academia, the arts, or media-related professions. Brooklyn College’s Barry R. Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema is the first public film school in New York City as well as the only film school in America to be built on a working film lot. Feirstein is housed at Steiner Studios in Brooklyn, the largest sound stage complex on the East Coast and home to many movie and television productions.

Film & Media Offered at:
Cinema/Film MA: Brooklyn, CSI; MFA: Brooklyn, City
CinematographyMFA: Brooklyn
DirectingMFA: Brooklyn
Integrated Media ArtsMFA: Hunter
Media Studies/Media ArtsMA: CSI, Queens; MS: Brooklyn, City; MFA: Hunter; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Performance & Interactive Media ArtsMFA: Brooklyn; Adv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Post-ProductionMFA: Brooklyn
ProducingMFA: Brooklyn
ScreenwritingMFA: Brooklyn
Television ProductionMFA: Brooklyn

Our programs in Health Science and Administration focuses on preparing professionals in the fields of teaching, research, and public service that promote the advancement of public health. Examples of our programs are Audiology, Community Health, Clinical Nurse Leader and many more. Degree options vary from MA, MS, PhD to advanced certificates.

Health Science & Health Administration Offered at:
Adult-Gerontological Health NursingMS: CSI; DNP: CSI; Post-Master’s Cert.: CSI
AudiologyAuD: GC
Biotechnology & Public Health MA: Hunter
Clinical Nurse LeaderMS: Hunter
Community HealthMA: Brooklyn; MPH: Brooklyn/SPH, Hunter/SPH
Community Health EducationMA: Brooklyn
Cytotechnology Adv. Cert.: Hunter
Exercise & Sport ScienceMS: Brooklyn
Health Education & PromotionMA: Lehman
Health InformaticsMS: Brooklyn
Medical Laboratory TechnologyAdv. Cert.: Hunter
NursingMS: CSI, Hunter, Lehman; Adv. Cert.: CSI, Hunter; DNP: CSI, Hunter; DNS: GC; PhD: GC; Post-Master’s Cert.: CSI, Lehman
Nursing AdministrationMS/MPA: Hunter-Bellevue/Baruch; Adv. Cert.: Lehman
NutritionMS: Brooklyn, Hunter/SPH, Lehman, Queens
Nutrition & Exercise ScienceMS: Queens
Physical TherapyDPT: CSI, Hunter
Physician Assistant StudiesMS: York
Speech-Language-Hearing SciencesPhD: GC
Speech-Language PathologyMA: Lehman, Queens; MS: Brooklyn, Hunter
Translational MedicineMS: City

CUNY offers courses in Classics, History and Philosophy where students will receive a broad, comprehensive understanding of the world. This program will help shape you into an astoundingly well-rounded individual and also assist you in whatever career you choose to pursue.

Humanities Offered at:
Arts AdministrationMA: Baruch
Art HistoryMA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Queens; PhD: GC
Art History: Museum Studies MA: City
ClassicsMA: GC; PhD: GC
Comparative LiteratureMA: GC; PhD: GC
Creative WritingMFA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Queens
EnglishMA: Brooklyn, City, CSI, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; PhD: GC
English: Language and LiteracyMA: City
English Literature MA: Lehman
FrenchMA: Brooklyn, Hunter, Queens; PhD: GC
Hispanic & Luso-Brazilian Literatures and LanguagesPhD: GC
HistoryMA: Brooklyn, City, CSI, Hunter, Lehman, Queens; PhD: GC
ItalianMA: Hunter, Queens
Judaic StudiesMA: Brooklyn
PhilosophyMA: GC; PhD: GC
SpanishMA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Lehman, Queens
Women’s StudiesMA: GC

The course of study for the M.A. in Journalism degree is challenging and requires full-time attendance. Students complete 45 credits of coursework in three semesters over 16 months, participate in a required comprehensive summer internship, and produce a substantial final or capstone project. The curriculum is built upon a core of seven common courses, followed by a wide range of courses in different media formats and options for subject matter concentrations.

Journalism Offered at:
JournalismMA: GSJ
Journalism- EntrepreneurialMA: GSJ; Adv. Cert.: GSJ
Journalism- SocialMA: GSJ

As the only publicly funded law school in New York city, the CUNY School of Law trains lawyers dedicated to working in public interest. With their integrated curriculum and clinical offerings such as Community & Economic Development, Criminal Defense, Economic Justice, Elder Law, Immigrant and Non-Citizen Rights, International Women’s Human Rights, and Mediation; CUNY School of Law ranks #3 in the country for the best clinical training.

Law & Criminal JusticeOffered at:
Crime Prevention & AnalysisAdv. Cert.: John Jay
Criminal JusticeMA: John Jay; PhD: GC/John Jay
Forensic ScienceMS: John Jay
Immigration LawAdv. Cert.: SPS (Hybrid)
International Crime & JusticeMA: John Jay
Law JD: Law
Protection Management MS: John Jay
Security ManagementMS: John Jay; MS: John Jay (Online)
TerrorismAdv. Cert.: John Jay; Adv. Cert.: John Jay (Online)

Queens College is the only college that offers the Library Science Program in CUNY. This program prepares graduates for employment and services in a diverse, global and rapidly changing information society now and in the future. Graduates are able to demonstrate appropriate competencies and to articulate ethical values as defined by IT Professional organizations and other stakeholder communities. A degree in Library Science maintains a rigorous yet flexible curriculum that reflects the changing needs of its constituency through ongoing assessment and revision.

Library ScienceOffered at:
Archive & Records Management Initial Adv. Cert.: Queens
Childhood/Youth Public LibraryInitial Adv. Cert.: Queens
History & Library ScienceMA/MLS: Queens
Library ScienceMLS: Queens; Post-Master’s Cert.: Queens
School Library Media SpecialistMLS: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Queens
School Library Media Specialist for Certified Teachers MLS: Queens

CUNY offers programs at various colleges such as CSI, Brooklyn, John Jay, Hunter and Queens College. These programs prepare graduates for professional careers in fields such as Mental Health and Grief Counseling, Neuroscience and Psychology.

Mental Health & Psychology Offered at:
Applied Behavior AnalysisMA: Queens; Adv. Cert.: Queens
Clinical Mental Health CounselingMA: CSI
Experimental PsychologyMA: Brooklyn
Forensic PsychologyMA: John Jay; PhD: GC/John Jay; Post-Master’s Cert.: John Jay
Forensic Psychology and LawMA/JD: John Jay/ New York Law School
Grief CounselingAdv. Cert.: Brooklyn
Industrial/Organizational PsychologyMA: Brooklyn, MS: Baruch
Mental Health CounselingMA: Baruch, Brooklyn, City, John Jay (Forensic); MSEd: Hunter; MS: Queens
Neuroscience and Developmental DisabilitiesMS: CSI
PsychologyMA: Brooklyn, City, Hunter, Queens, SPS (Online);

CUNY has over 20 Public Administration programs catering to graduates who are pursuing careers catering to the needs of the community at large. Students can pursue an MPA in Nonprofit Administration, Policy Analysis and Evaluation, Higher Education Administration and much more. The CUNY School of Public Health seeks to create new models of public health education for the 21st century and is committed to teaching, research and service that creates a healthier New York City and promote eqitable, efficient and evidence-based solutions to pressing health problems facing cities around the world.

Public Administration & Public Health Offered at:
Biotechnology & Public Health MA: Hunter
Community Based Public Health & Health Equity MPH: Lehman/SPH
Community HealthMA: Brooklyn; MPH: Brooklyn/SPH, Hunter/SPH
Environmental & Occupational Health SciencesMPH: Hunter/SPH; MS: Hunter/SPH
Epidemiology & BiostatisticsMPH: Hunter/SPH
Health Care Administration/Management/PolicyMPA: Baruch; MPH: Brooklyn, Hunter/SPH; Adv. Cert.: SPS
Nonprofit Administration MPA: Baruch
Policy Analysis & EvaluationMPA: Baruch
Public AdministrationMPA: Baruch, John Jay
Public Administration & Public PolicyAdv. Cert.: SPS
Public Administration: Inspection & OversightMPA: John Jay
Public Administration: Policy & AdministrationMPA: John Jay
Public HealthMPH: Hunter/SPH, Lehman/SPH; DPH: GC/SPH, Hunter/GC/SPH
Public Health Geographic Information ScienceMPH: Lehman
Public Health InformaticsAdv. Cert.: SPH
Public Health NutritionMPH: Hunter/SPH
Public Health Policy & ManagementMPH: Hunter/SPH
Public Health & Social WorkMPH/MSW: Hunter/SPH
Public ManagementMPA: Baruch
Public Service ManagementMPA: City
ThanatologyMA: Brooklyn
Urban Development & SustainabilityMPA: Baruch

CUNY offers a number of two-year MA/MS graduate degrees that combine elements of Master’s level study in science, mathematics or engineering with “plus” courses in business, policy and other applied fields. These degrees will prepare you for exciting career opportunities in: Biomedical Laboratory Management (BLM); Data Analytics and Applied Social Research (MADASR); Earth Systems and Environmental Science and Technology (ESEST); Geographic Information Sciences (GISc); and Photonics.

Science & MathematicsOffered at:
Applied Environmental GeoscienceMS: Queens
BiochemistryMA: Hunter; PhD: City/GC, GC, Hunter/GC; MS: City
BiologyMA: Brooklyn, Hunter, Lehman, Queens MS: CSI; PhD: City/GC, GC, Hunter/GC
Biomedical Lab ManagementMS: Hunter
BiotechnologyMS: City, CSI
ChemistryMA: Brooklyn, Queens; MS: Brooklyn, City PhD: City/GC, GC, Hunter/GC
Earth & Atmospheric Science MS: City
Earth Science MA: City; PhD: GC
Environmental ScienceMS: CSI; PhD: GC
GeographyMA: Hunter
Geographic & Information ScienceMS: Lehman; Adv. Cert.: Hunter, Lehman
Earth & Environmental ScienceMA: Brooklyn, Queens
Earth & Environmental ScienceMA: Hunter, Lehman, Queens; PhD: GC; MS: City
Mathematics & InstructionMA: Lehman
Pharmaceutical Science & BusinessMS: York
PhotonicsMS: Queens
PhysicsMA: Brooklyn, Hunter, Queens; PhD: GC, Hunter/GC; MS: City
StatisticsMBA: Baruch; MS: Baruch
Statistics & Applied MathMA: Hunter

For those interested in the study of others and their way of life, CUNY has a diverse range of programs in the social sciences from traditional fields like Anthropology, Linguistics, Political Science and Sociology to unique programs in Disability Studies and Study of the Americas.

Social SciencesOffered at:
AnthropologyMA: Hunter; PhD: GC
Data Analytics & Applied Social ResearchMA: Queens
Disability Services in Higher EducationMS: SPS (Online)
Disability Studies MA: SPS (Hybrid); Adv. Cert.: SPS (Hybrid)
Industrial Labor RelationsMS: Baruch
International AffairsMA: Brooklyn
International RelationsMA: City
Labor RelationsAdv. Cert.: SPS
Labor StudiesMA: SPS; Adv. Cert.: SPS
Liberal StudiesMA: CSI, GC, Lehman, Queens
LinguisticsMA: GC; PhD: GC
Linguistics (Applied)MA: Queens
Middle Eastern StudiesMA: GC
Political ScienceMA: Brooklyn, GC; PhD: GC
Social ResearchMS: Hunter
SociologyMA: Brooklyn; PhD: GC
Study of the AmericasMA: City
Urban AffairsMA: Queens; MS: Hunter
Urban Policy & AdministrationMA: Brooklyn
Urban StudiesMA: SPS

CUNY offers the MSW program at the College of Staten Island, Hunter College, and Lehman College. CUNY strives to educate students to work in urban social work fields in their community, region and worldwide. The MSW program ranges from 30-60 credits, whether you decide to attend school full time, part time, or in an accelerated program.

Social WorkOffered at:
Social WelfarePhD: GC
Social Work MSW: CSI, Hunter, Lehman
Social Work/Public HealthMSW/MPH: Hunter/SPH

Baruch…………………………………..Baruch College

Brooklyn…………………………………Brooklyn College

City……………………………………….The City College of New York

CSI………………………………………..College of Staten Island

GC…………………………………………CUNY Graduate Center, CUNY

GSJ………………………………………..CUNY Graduate School of Journalism

Law……………………………………….CUNY School of Law

SPS……………………………………….CUNY School of Professional Studies

SPH……………………………………………CUNY School of Public Health

Hunter……………………………………Hunter College

John Jay………………………………….John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Lehman………………………………….Lehman College

Queens…………………………………..Queens College

York……………………………………….York College

Graduate Degree Glossary
Adv. Cert. Advanced Certificate
Adv. DiplomaAdvanced Diploma
AuDProfessional Doctorate in Audiology
DNPDoctor of Nursing Practice
DNSDoctor of Nursing Science
DPHDoctor of Public Health
DPTDoctor of Physical Therapy
Initial Adv. Cert.Initial Advanced Certificate (Education)
JDJuris Doctor (Law Degree)
MAMaster of Arts
MArchMaster of Architecture
MATMaster of Arts in Teaching
MBAMaster of Business Administration
MEMaster of Engineering
MFAMaster of Fine Arts
MLAMaster of Landscape Architecture
MMUSMaster of Music
MPAMaster of Public Administration
MPHMaster of Public Health
MPSMaster of Professional Studies
MSMaster of Science
MSEdMaster of Education
MUPMaster of Urban Planning
Post-Master’s Cert.Post-Master’s Certificate
PhDDoctor of Philosophy