PARTNER INSTITUTION

City University of New York

CUNY graduate center building facade

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.

Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited online degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education.

CUNY SPS offers 3 semester-hour graduate credits for successful completion of the following Seminars on Science online science courses from the American Museum of Natural History.

City University of New York

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Additional cost $780 (non-degree students)
3 graduate credits
Part of MA and MSEd degree programs*

Registration Instructions

To receive CUNY SPS graduate credit, you must register by the end of Week 2 of your Seminars on Science course.

DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS

Use these instructions if you are currently enrolled as a student at all CUNY schools except Brooklyn College. BC students should contact Naomi Kreitzer (718-951-4800) for permission to take the course and registration information. 

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. Please do NOT register for the course through the Seminars on Science website.
  2. Obtain an ePermit to take a Seminars on Science class for credit through the School of Professional Studies. Faculty advisors at your home college must approve your request.
  3. To access ePermit, go to the CUNY Portal Login page. Once on the University's Login page, you will have to register for a CUNY Portal ID and Password, if you haven't already done so, by clicking on "Register" and following the directions. Once registered and logged in, you will be directed to your own "My Page" that has a link to the ePermit system prominently displayed. You can track the process online, and will be informed electronically when your request is approved or denied.
  4. If you have any questions about the ePermit system, please contact your home college registrar. If your home college registrar is unable to resolve the problem, contact SPS at (646) 664-8514 or registrar@sps.cuny.edu

For registration deadlines and further information, please visit the CUNY SPS site here.

COURSE COSTS

CUNY course cost: equal to the cost of a 3 graduate credit course

REFUND POLICY

If you are a degree-seeking student at CUNY, refunds will be given based upon the following schedule. Please note that fees paid to CUNY colleges are non-refundable.

Prior to course start = 100%

Days 1 - 7 of course = 50%

Day 8+ of course = 0%

If you are a Brooklyn College student, check with your registrar for refund policy.

NON-DEGREE-SEEKING STUDENTS

You will receive specific course requirements, SPS Academic Policies, and additional information after registration. After successfully completing the course, you will receive an SPS transcript.

HOW TO REGISTER

  1. Register for Seminars on Science courses via the American Museum of Natural History Website.
  2. In order to earn graduate credit from SPS, download the CUNY School of Professional Studies registration form for non-CUNY students here. If you are not already enrolled at CUNY, you will also need to pay a one-time $125 application fee. Return the form with a check payable to the CUNY School of Professional Studies for $780 per course (plus the $125 fee if applicable) to:

    CUNY School of Professional Studies
    Attn: Associate Registrar
    119 W. 31st Street - 1st Floor
    New York, NY 10001

    Registrations must be received prior to the third week of your course.
    For more information call: (646) 664-8514.

  3. Ask the institution that awarded you your BA/BS to send a transcript of prior baccalaureate study directly to the CUNY SPS address listed above. They may charge an additional fee for this service. The SPS registrar must receive your transcript before the final class session.

COURSE COSTS

AMNH course cost: $495
CUNY course cost: $780
Total cost: $1275

AMNH one-time registration fee: $25
CUNY one-time application fee: $125

REFUND POLICY

Refunds are given on the following schedule:

15+ days prior to course start = 100%

1 - 14 days prior to start = 75%

Days 1 - 7 of course = 50%

Day 8+ of course = 0%

Course Listing

City University of New York Courses

SCIENCE
COURSE NAME
COURSE ID

Earth Science

GESCI 620

Life Science

GBIO 640

Earth Science

GESCI 610

Life Science

GBIO 610

Life Science

GBIO 620

Life Science

GBIO 670

Earth Science

GESCI 650

Life Science

GBIO 660

Physical Science

GASTR 610

Physical Science

GPHY 630

Earth Science

GESCI 651

City University of New York

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

Additional cost $780 (non-degree students)
3 graduate credits
Part of MA and MSEd degree programs*

CONTACT INFO

School of Professional Studies

(646) 664-8514

Naomi Kreitzer, Brooklyn College

718-951-4800
CUNY graduate center building facade

The CUNY School of Professional Studies (SPS) provides online and on campus degree and certificate programs that meet the needs of adults who are looking for a seamless way to finish or transition into a bachelor’s degree, earn a master’s degree or certificate in a specialized field, advance in the workplace, or change careers.

Home to the first fully online degree programs at the City University of New York, CUNY SPS offers fully accredited online degree and certificate programs for students who want the flexibility and convenience of online education.

CUNY SPS offers 3 semester-hour graduate credits for successful completion of the following Seminars on Science online science courses from the American Museum of Natural History.