Where Celebrated Faculty and Colorful Minds Meet to Build a Better Future
Welcome to graduate studies at Hunter College, a world-class institution of higher education in the heart of New York City. Our graduate student body of nearly 6,500, representing over 150 countries embodies the diverse, inclusive, and socially-minded spirit that shapes our world. A premier public urban institution, we draw inspiration from New York — gritty, multi-cultural, high-achieving, and resourceful — as well as from our own special mission embodied by our motto The Care of the Future is Mine.
Hunter College offers certificate, professional, master’s, and doctoral study in six schools: Arts and Sciences; Education; Health Professions; Nursing; Social Work; and Urban Public Health. Many of our programs are nationally ranked and recognized for the achievements of both our students and our faculty. Hunter’s faculty is comprised of a corps of dedicated, distinguished scholar-teachers, all of whom play major roles in New York’s academic, creative, cultural, and civic life. Our faculty have won scores of prestigious grants and awards including the coveted Guggenheim and MacArthur Genius Fellowships. With over $50 million annually in research grants and awards, Hunter’s faculty are internationally respected for their creativity, energy, and scholarship.
School of Arts & Sciences
The Hunter School of Arts and Sciences provides its students with opportunities to pursue a meaningful and challenging undergraduate and graduate education in the arts, humanities, social sciences, and natural sciences.
Arts & Humanities
Animal Behavior & Conservation
Biology w/Specialization in Biotechnology
Silberman School of Social Work
The Silberman School of Social Work's student body, field agencies, and alumni are the primary social work workforce of the public human service departments and not-for-profit agencies in New York City.Explore
School of Education
The Hunter School of Education is a national leader in preparing teachers, counselors, and leaders in urban education. It was the winner of the Christa McAuliffe Excellence in Teacher Education Award in 2014 and 2015.Explore
The School of Health Professions
The Hunter School of Health Professions has graduate programs in Communication Sciences (MS) and Physical Therapy (DPT). Choose a program below to explore:
Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing
This flagship nursing school of the City University of New York, our Masters level students are professional nurses who are committed to advancing not only their careers, but also the health of people locally, nationally and globally.Explore
The School of Urban Public Health
The School of Urban Public Health (UPH) at Hunter College is home to Community Health and Nutrition degree programs.
Hunter offers MS Nutrition degrees in four areas: