This resource is designed to help staff members at
community-based organizations and non-profit organizations obtain college degrees through degree programs
for working adults that offer life experience credits. Participating colleges,
universities, and programs include:
City College - Center for Worker Education -
A program designed for working adults seeking their bachelor's degree. Classes
are offered in the evenings and on Saturdays, and are streamlined to fit the
lives of working adults.
CUNY Baccalaureate Program - A degree
program that allows each individual, with the help of CUNY faculty mentors and
academic advisors, to design a curriculum tailored to their professional and
Empire State College - A state university geared
toward working adults - provides flexible ways to complete your bachelor's degree
including online courses, independent study, small group seminars, and internships.
Lehman College - Adult Degree Program -
A program for students 25 years and older, who wish to pursue a bachelor's degree.
NYC Teaching Fellows - A degree program that
trains individuals to become teachers in NYC public schools. Participation does
not require teaching experience or previous education coursework.
Queens College - LEAP - Office of Worker
Education - A degree program that offers special admissions, convenient scheduling,
and small classes, making higher education more accessible to working adults.
St. Joseph's College - School of Adult and Professional
Education - A degree program that offers working adults degrees relevant
to their current professional needs, featuring flexible scheduling; convenient
campus and community-based sites; and online distance learning options.
For additional information on each of the above programs, please visit
their Web sites (linked above).