Graduate Non-Degree Study
The School of Education offers graduate non-degree courses on a limited basis, pending departmental permission and availability of space.
Applicants must have a U.S. or U.S.-equivalent bachelor’s degree with a 3.0 GPA or better. The maximum number of non-degree credits allowed is 6 credits. Students taking the 4-credit Educational Psychology courses may take up to 8 credits. Students who earn a grade below B will not be permitted to continue taking non-degree courses.
Before Submitting your Application
Please collect all documents listed below before starting the Non-Degree Application. Incomplete applications will result in delays in processing and approval for courses.
- Copies of all unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
- A current resume
- A brief statement describing your interest in pursuing non-degree graduate study at the School of Education. Applicants who plan to apply to matriculate in a graduate program should indicate their program of interest.
- A list of which approved non-degree courses you are interested in completing
Applicants may also need to upload Proof of Name Change documentation. The Non-Degree Application fee is $125 and will be collected at the time of your first registration.
If you previously completed courses as a non-degree student at Hunter College, but have taken one or more semesters off, you must complete the Graduate Readmission Application form.
Fall Semester: August 1
Spring Semester: January 1
Summer Semester: May 1
Applicants planning to apply for matriculation to a graduate program are encouraged to visit the Academics program page to confirm that non-degree courses are also required by their anticipated graduate program.
Curriculum & Teaching Department
- SEDC 71000 Building the Foundations of Literacy in Adolescent Education
- SEDC 71200 Methods I: Intensive Study of Classroom Organization, Management, and Assessment of Instruction in Languages Other Than English, Grades 7–12
- SEDC 72000 Adolescent Health and Safety
- CEDC 70000 Art of Effective Teaching
- CEDC 71300 Health Education for the Classroom Teacher
- CEDC 70700 The Arts: An Interdisciplinary Learning Experience
- EDLIT 73200 Children’s Literature
- CEDC 74000 Contemporary Mathematics in the Elementary School
- EDESL 70306 Teacher Leadership for ELLS (Section 01)
Educational Foundations Department
- EDPS 70200 Educational Research Methods
- EDPS 70300 Learning and Behavior Theories
- SEDF 70300 Social Foundation of Adolescent Education
- ECF 70100 Social and Historical Contexts of Early Childhood Education
- CEDF 70600 Social, Historical, Philosophical Foundations of Education: The American School
- CEDF 71500 Diversity in the American School
Special Education Department
- SPED 70050 Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of General and Special Education
- SPED 70100 Assessment of Students with Disabilities
- SPED 72000 American Sign Language (ASL I)
- SPED 72100 American Sign Language (ASL II)
- SPEDE 76800 Fostering Development of Young Children with Diverse Abilities: Historical, Political and Inclusive Perspectives
- EDABA 79800 Behavior Analytic Approaches to Learning
- ARTH780 4D01 Special Projects in Art Education
- ARTH73400-01 Theory and Criticism in Visual Art Education
After Submitting your Application
- The School of Education will conduct an eligibility review.
- If your request to take courses is approved, you will receive information about next steps 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the semester.
- Registration for non-degree students open 2 weeks prior to the start of the semester. There is no guarantee that specific courses will be available.
More information including the Hunter College Graduate Student Non-degree Policy can be found on the Graduate Admissions website.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance with submitting your application.