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Continuing Education at Hunter College is pleased to announce that eligible veterans may use their Post- 9/11 GI Bill benefits* towards our Certificate Program offerings. The Certificate Programs listed below have been approved for veterans and other eligible beneficiaries.

*Due to the part-time nature of Continuing Education courses, in most instances the benefits will cover the tuition but not the living allowance. Veterans must be enrolled in 10 clock hours/week to be eligible for the living allowance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill.

Registration Information

Veterans who are interested in applying for one of these certificate programs should call or visit our office to learn more about using your GI Bill benefits and to begin your registration.

Phone: 212-650-3850

Office: 695 Park Avenue, Room E1022, New York, NY 10065

Note: You must call or visit our office if you intend to use your GI Bill benefits so that we can complete and submit the required paperwork for the Department of Veterans Affairs.

In order to use your GI Bill benefits, you will need to provide a copy of your educational benefits letter from the Department of Veterans Affairs at the time of your registration. Once we have your letter, our office will complete the VA Enrollment Certification and submit it to the Department of Veterans Affairs. For more information, please review the Post 9/11 GI Bill handout.

If you have not applied for your benefits, please download this form and submit it to the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Program Information

Our Certificate Programs allow you to pursue a quality education in a short amount of time. Each program gives you the knowledge and skills to pursue a career in a variety of fields.

Certificate Program Hours
Certificate in Small Business and Entrepreneurship 160
Certificate in Translation Studies        120
Certificate in Interpretation Studies        120
Certificate in Translation and Interpretation Studies                160
Certificate in Legal Studies  120
Certificate Graphic Design  187
Certificate Fitness Instructor  141
Certificate in Interior Design 60
Certificate in Office Assistant  68
Certificate in Real Estate    75
Certificate in Microsoft Office  84
Certificate in Aging 90
Certificate in Aging and Mental Health 90
Certificate in Geriatric Care Management 138
Certificate in Business Communication 139
Certificate in Medical Coding and Billing 145

To learn more about each of these programs, please check the Certificate Programs under Courses and Registration.

Project for Return and Opportunity for Veterans Education (PROVE)

Continuing Education at Hunter College has also partnered with the Project for Return and Opportunity in Veterans Education (PROVE) at Hunter College School of Social Work. Founded in 2007, PROVE serves as a primary means of support for veterans as they transition from military service to student life. PROVE helps remove academic, social, and emotional barriers facing veterans when transitioning from military to student life. To learn more about PROVE, please contact Holly Fancher, Project Coordinator at 212-452-7145 or visit their website at http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/socwork/prove/

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