Tuition Options and Policies

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.

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. See the MyCAA – Fact Sheet.

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.

Split Fees/Installment Payments

Students will be eligible for the following partial payment plans for specific tuition courses that are $800 and up:

  • For selective Technology and 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 $800 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

(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 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 30)

CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College was awarded $700k made available by New York Community Trust Fund that will establish and implement the integration of comprehensive services and scholarships to support and better prepare under/unemployed New Yorkers in high demand sector.

BMCC’s Allied Health & IT HUBB is sponsored by a18 month NY Community Trust grant award to provide supportive services to Adult Continuing Education learners to help guide and promote student achievement of success.

A holistic team will provide case management, academic advisement and career services for 225 scholarship recipients to help ensure that sponsored trainees complete training programs leading to job opportunities.

The recipient will train in specified industry sector-based trainings through guided academic and career pathways with skill building competencies, opportunity to obtain national industry certifications, earned credits (if applicable), career readiness and employment assistance.

The HUBB initiatives seek to support students by providing

  • Scholarships
  • Education case management
  • Paying for professional certifications
  • Paid internships for some tracks
  • Job placement counseling
  • Possible linkages to employment

Case Management and Readiness Success Module

This module is mandatory for Scholarship recipients. The scholarship award is contingent on the student meeting criteria for attendance and participation in scheduled case management sessions and career readiness workshops leading to externship/employment opportunities.

Scholarship recipients will be awarded 80% tuition costs and is responsible for the remaining 20%.

Training Programs:

Start date for these courses are pending enrollment.

Next step: Register and attend an information session.


Applicants must meet the following criteria

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Demonstrate financial need
    – Income less than $35K
  • Live in the tri-state area
  • Be legally authorized to work in the United States of America
  • Must be accepted into the continuing education training program;
  • Must pass the screening process to be eligible for Limited HUBB Scholarships.
  • Must accept the conditions of participation into the Case Management, Academic Advisement and Career Readiness Module
  • Must pass Grade 8th level TABE Reading Test

* Subject to Change

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