Graduate Non-Degree Study
The School of Education offers graduate non-degree courses on a limited basis, pending course availability.
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.
Non-Degree Application Deadlines
- Fall 2021: July 1
- Spring 2022: December 1
- Summer 2022: April 15
Before Submitting your Application
Please review and collect all documents listed below before starting the Graduate Non-Degree Application. Incomplete applications will result in delays in processing and approval for courses.
- Copies of all unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts
- Proof of Bachelor’s degree conferral (transcript showing graduation date or copy of diploma)
- A current resume
- A brief statement (250 words) 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.
- List of approved non-degree course preferences (consult the list below)
Applicants may also need to upload Proof of Name Change documentation. The Non-Degree application fee is $75 and will be collected at the time of 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.
Prospective non-degree students who plan to apply for matriculation to a graduate program are encouraged to visit the Academics program page to confirm that non-degree courses are aligned with their anticipated graduate program.
Non-degree sections of courses in CUNYfirst are indicated by a section number of 90 or higher. The semesters in which the course is open to non-degree students are listed next to the course name.
- BILED 70100 Foundations of Bilingual Education (Summer, Fall, Spring)
- CEDC 70000 Art of Effective Teaching (Summer, Fall, Spring)
- CEDC 70700 The Arts: An Interdisciplinary Learning Experience (Fall, Spring)
- CEDC 71300 Health Education for the Classroom Teacher (Summer, Fall, Spring)
- CEDF 70600 Social Historical, Historical Founds, The American School (Summer, Fall, Spring)
- CEDC 71600 Educational Technology (Spring)
- CEDF 71500 Diversity in American School (Fall, Spring)
- ECF 70100 Social and Historical Context of Early Childhood (Fall, Spring)
- EDESL 78200 Methods in Teaching English as a Second Language – Adult (Fall)
- EDLIT 73000 Language, Literacy and Culture, Grades 1-12 (Fall, Spring)
- EDLIT 73200 Children’s Literature (Fall, Spring)
- EDLIT 73300 Theories and Process of Teaching Writing: PreK-Grade 6 (Fall, Spring)
- EDLIT 73500 Survey of Instructional Approaches in Literacy Education: Grades K-12 (Fall, Spring)
- EDLIT 73900 Literacy Instruction for Struggling Readers and Writers Prek-6 (Fall, Spring)
- EDLIT 75300 Methods of Teaching Writing Grades 5-12 (Fall)
- EDLIT 75500 Literacy Instruction for Struggling Readers and Writers: Grades 5-12 (Fall, Spring)
- EDPS 70300 Learning & Behavior Theories (Fall)
- EDABA 79500 – Applied Behavior Analysis 1 (Fall)
- EDABA 79800 Behavior Analytic Approaches to Learning (Fall, Spring)
- SEDC 71000 Building the Foundations of Literacy in Adolescent Education (Summer, Fall, Spring)
- SEDC 72000 Adolescent Health and Safety (Summer, Fall, Spring)
- SEDF 70300 Social Foundation of Adolescent Education (Fall, Spring)
- SPED 70050 Social, Historical, and Philosophical Foundations of General and Special Education (Fall, Spring)
- SPED 70100 Assessment of Students with Disabilities (Fall, Spring)
- SPED 70200 Classroom Management in Special Education and Inclusive Settings (Fall, Spring)
- SPEDE 76800 Fostering Development of Young Children with Diverse Abilities: Historical, Political and Inclusive Perspectives (Fall, Spring)
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 the next steps 2-3 weeks prior to the start of the semester.
- Registration for non-degree students opens 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 email@example.com for assistance with submitting your application.
Graduate non-degree students are ineligible for federal financial aid.