Tuition Options

Corporate Tuition Reimbursement/ Vouchers

A tuition reimbursement or a Corporate voucher may be used towards our professional development and other certificate training courses. To be qualified for tuition reimbursement or to obtain a corporate voucher will require approval through your company’s education assistance department or Human Resource Office. To find out if you qualify, please contact your employer.


My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA)

The My Career Advancement Account (MyCAA) is a Scholarship program offered by the Department of Defense. A workforce development program that provides up to $4,000 of tuition assistance to eligible military spouses who are pursuing a license, certification or Associate’s degree in a portable career field and occupation. MyCAA – Fact Sheet

How Do I Get Started?

Step 1
Find out if you are eligible for MyCAA by establishing an account on the Military Spouse Portal                  

Step 2        
Once you are registered search for available programs offered through the CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College’s Center for Continuing Education & Workforce Development.

Step 3
Create your Career and Training Plan and request Financial Assistance (FA) at your MyCAA account. Complete form and upload it for approval.

Step 4
Upon approval, contact BMCC’s Center for Continuing Education & Workforce Development at (212) 346-8433 or for online programs contact ed2go at (877) 221-5151 to enroll in your approved program.

Once enrolled you will receive access to all instructions and course materials.


Payment Options

BMCC Adult Continuing Education strives to provide you with flexible payment plans, so your focus remains obtaining the education and career training you deserve.

When you are ready, call and speak to one of our representatives to assist you.

1. Split Fees/Installment Payments – Students will be eligible for the following partial payment plans for tuition courses that are $1,000 and up:

  • For all Technology and selective Allied Health courses, students will be required to pay 70% of the course fee by the first date of class with the balance due before the course reaches the mid-point;
  • For Medical Assistant (MAS) and Hemodialysis course, students will be required to pay 65% of the course fee by the first date of class with the balance due before the course reaches the mid-point; and,
  • For all other remaining courses not mentioned above with a tuition of $1,000 and up will require a deposit of 70%

Learners will be charged a $25 administrative fee for choosing a split fee/installment payment option. Contact the Bursars office at 212-346-8433 or ex. 8423 for more information.

2. ITG Vouchers - New York City residents may be eligible for training vouchers thru the local unemployment office, now known as the NYC Division of Small Business Services. The vouchers are known as Individual Training Grants (ITG) and can be obtained by working with a career counselor at one of the SBS's Workforce1 Career Centers. Check out the list of Workforce1 Career Centers in NYC and begin the ITG process.

3. Corporate Tuition Reimbursement/ Vouchers – A tuition reimbursement may be used to pursue professional development and other certificate training courses. The use of tuition reimbursement will require approval through your company’s education office or Human Resource Office. To find out if you qualify for Corporate vouchers or Tuition reimbursement, contact your HR department.

4. AARP WorkSearch Program - The AARP Foundation offers a career counseling service for New Yorkers 40 yrs. of age and older. For area residents 55 and older, the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) could help you find your next career opportunity or access a training program to lead you there by providing financial support for low-income seniors. Call the AARP office at 212-423-9922 or browse through AARP WorkSearch Website for more details.

5. DC 37 Members - Many of the courses in this catalogue are reimbursable for NYC employees who are members of District Council 37. The courses you choose can be credit or non-credit courses, as well as courses offered online. For general information, to check eligibility or to request a tuition reimbursement application, call 212-815-1663 or please visit: District Council 37, AFSCME, AFL-CIO


Helena Rubinstein Scholarship (CUNY Continuing Education Certificate Programs Scholarship)

This scholarship fund was created through an endowment from the Helena Rubinstein Foundation in 2011 and is aimed at supporting students in continuing education programs. The Scholarship is open to individuals who seek to advance their careers through education and training, and who do not have access to other sources of funding that can pay for tuition and fees. Scholarship applicants may also be individuals who are are unemployed or seeking a career change.

These scholarships are intended to support career advancement for individuals. While exceptions may be made, particularly for those educated in other countries, scholarship awards are not generally given to those who have earned more than 60 college credits and/or an associate or bachelor’s degree. Scholarships are paid directly to the college where the student is enrolled. The scholarship covers 90% of tuition costs. Scholarships do not cover the costs of books, materials, equipment or other course-related expenses.

The scholarship does not support degree program studies.

If you have questions about the scholarship or your certificate program, please consult your college's scholarship liaison. 

The Scholarship:

  • Covers up to 90% of tuition 
  • Is awarded for programs that prepare individuals for jobs where there are currently open positions
  • Expires at the end of each CUNY financial year (June 30th)