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Continuing Education Certificate Programs

Tuition Assistance

The following represents tuition assistance and scholarships that are currently available at the School of Continuing and Professional Studies. A pre-recorded session on applying for scholarships and tuition assistance is available by clicking here and entering the passcode: ^dhgnrn1


Discounts are given on course tuition only for one course per semester on a space available basis. No discounts apply to CAP 10, VPW 10, SWA 10 and Ed2Go or MindEdge online courses and specific courses as noted in the brochure. 

15% tuition discount on one course only at the time of registration payment for the following:

• Senior citizens (62+ years)

• CUNY current degree students, alumni, or 1 child

• CUNY employees or 1 child

• Email CUNY ID proof each semester to before registering


Helena Rubenstein Career Success Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available to cover up to 90% tuition. Application completion due date: 1/10/24. Online scholarship information:

2023-2024 UNCF Healthcare Workforce Diversity Program: This scholarship aims to address the racial imbalance in the healthcare workforce. Scholarship, academic, and career development support will be given to students who are interested in a career in healthcare, but who might otherwise not have an opportunity to go beyond their high school diploma to earn a credential.

The Rev. Edward Lehman Davis, Sr. Scholarship Fund: Up to two Certified Nursing Assistant graduates per semester may be reimbursed up to $300 after registration and successful completion of the 130-hour C.N.A. program and Scholarship application. Please email: for an application.

NEW Scholarship ASSET (Adult Student Success in Educational Transition): Limited scholarships are available to cover 50% of tuition for select programs. Scholarships are awarded on a rolling basis. Applicants must be enrolled in one of the following programs: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Medical Biller or Medical Coder, A+ Certification, ESL Intensive Program. For more information click here or email for an application.



(Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities): 718-931-3500, TTY 718-828-4003. You must first apply directly with VESID/ACCESS-VR. Once you have been assigned a counselor, contact Lehman Continuing Education. To visit their website, cut and paste the following into your search bar:

Workforce1 New York:

To apply for an ITG voucher, you must be a Workforce1 member and have participated in services within the last 6 months.

Workforce1 online account:

Prerequisites: Have HS diploma or equivalency, basic computer skills, and able to communicate, read and write in English.

Work experience: Have a minimum of 12 months of documented program-related work with recent work experience and earn less than $63,928 annually. State ID (upload in WF1 online account), Electronic resume (upload in WF1 online account).

Student Loan

Various loans are available; consult with your bank or credit union for more options or see the following Sallie Mae loan option. Note that Sallie Mae loans may only cover tuition and registration fees and are not applicable to Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, self-directed online programs, and non-vocational courses. Call Sallie Mae 1-877-279-7172 Mon-Thu 8 am-10 pm, Fri 8 am-9 pm.

1. Apply online at:

2. Click on “Apply for a loan”.

3. Choose “Career Training” from drop-down menu.

4. Choose “Apply for this loan”.School Code: 00702298 for CUNY Lehman College Continuing Education Certificate Programs.

Tax Credits for Continuing Education Programs

NOTICE: Form 1098-T is not used or provided for Lehman non-degree courses provided by Continuing Education. Lehman College Tax-ID is only used by Lehman College Degree Courses. 

Lifetime Learning Credit (LLC): This credit applies to tuition and fees to earn a degree or other recognized educational credential to get a job or to improve your job skills. You must file Form 8863 and have your tuition receipt in place of Form 1098-T.

American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC): This credit applies to tuition, fees, and course materials such as books and supplies needed for the course of study. You must file Form 8863 and have your tuition receipt in place of Form 1098-T which is not provided for non-credit courses.

Child and Dependent Care Tax Credit: You may be eligible for this credit if your child, under age 13, is enrolled in our Summer Day Camp. Form 2441 must be filed. As Lehman College is tax-exempt, enter “Tax-Exempt” where Form 2441 asks for the Employer Identification Number (EIN).

For all of these credits, you are advised to consult a tax professional and for eligibility and other rules.