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Continuing Education Certificate Programs

Policies and Procedures

Full payment for tuition and fees payable by money order, MasterCard, Visa or Discover (credit card accepted for class tuition $35 and above; debit card accepted for payments below $35) is required at the time of registration, prior to attending class(es). NO CASH OR CHECK PAYMENTS ACCEPTED.

It’s Easy to Register!

Register online here. Please indicate current contact information including at least two phone numbers and email address.
Call (718) 960-8512 during office hours

Send completed registration form with current contact and payment information to:

Lehman College, Office of Continuing Education
Carman Hall, Room 128
250 Bedford Park Blvd. West
Bronx, NY 10468-1589-1589

Visit Lehman College, address above, or CUNY on the Concourse, 2501 Grand Concourse, 3rd floor.

It is strongly recommended that prospects register at least 3 business days prior to class start to guarantee a spot.

Note: Students registering by phone or mail will be sent a tuition receipt. All others may pick up receipts at the location at which they registered, Lehman College or CUNY on the Concourse. Please review your receipt carefully. Call 718-960-8512 if you need any changes to update your address or phone(s) or email information, etc.

Room Location - If it is not listed on receipt, call (718) 960-8512 during regular business hours prior to the first class meeting or login to your account at In the event a course is cancelled, we attempt to notify students; however, students are advised to verify the status of courses by calling (718) 960-8512 no earlier than 24 hours prior to the first class meeting.

Fees (Non-Refundable)

$25 - Registration Fee (payable each semester)
$ 7 - Transcript or Certificate fee
$25 - Application for certificate programs
$16.25 - Returned Checks
$ 5 - Replacement of lost Real Estate or Teacher cert.
$10 - Replacement of lost CUNYCard ID only
$15 - Replacement of lost CUNYCard ID with parking
$ 3 - Replacement of lost tuition receipt
$2+ Carman IT Center Printing fees (fee depends on # copies)


Discounts are given on course tuition-only for one course per semester on a space available basis. Registrants must provide current I.D. in-person. Discounts are given only on courses with tuition between $100 and $500. No discounts apply to online courses and specific courses as noted in the brochure. Note: only one discount may be applied.

15% Senior citizens (62 years and older)
15% Lehman College current degree students/alumni and 1 child
10% CUNY employees
25% Lehman College employees
15% Children of Lehman College employees

Notice - The College reserves the right to cancel courses, adjust curricula and hours, close facilities, substitute instructors, change locations, substitute equipment or limit enrollment without notice. For the latest course and schedule information, please call call 718-960-8512 or see latest brochure at:

Requests for Accommodation

If you wish to inquire about disability services please contact the Continuing Education Registrar, Maryann Drago-Dowling at 718-960-8077, to discuss your individual needs.Requests for accommodations must be accompanied by documentation of disability. Please submit requests and documentation well in advance of class start date to ensure that reasonable accommodation requests can be processed in a timely manner.

Course Substitutions for Certificate Program Courses

Course substitutions need permission of the program coordinator(s). Students must complete a Waiver of Course form also available in the Office of Continuing Education.

Grades and Transcripts

Grade reports are available to print from your account at the conclusion of each semester. Transcripts - Students should complete a Transcript Request form link: Return with $7 (money order payable to “Lehman College”).

Certificate Requests

Students satisfactorily completing a Continuing Education Course or Program* may request a Certificate for $7 (money order). Certificate Request form link:

*Exceptions: No fee required for Dental Assistant, Pharmacy Technician, DASA Training, Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) courses, and English as a Second Language Institute courses. For Program Certificates, students must complete the online program application: https:/tmg-forms/ pay $25 application fee by money order or debit card, and certificate request form $7.

Certificate Programs

To earn a program certificate in C.N.A., Patient Care Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant or Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, students must apply for and be accepted into a program and successfully complete program requirements. Students must have a high school diploma or GED to be admitted. Please refer to specific program as some require additional education or degrees. Basic computer skills are recommended.

To apply: complete the online program application:

Upload a copy of high school diploma or GED or official copy of proof of highest level of education attained or transcript.
Mail with a $25 money order payable to “Lehman College” to Maryann Drago-Dowling, Registrar, Lehman College, Office of Continuing Education, 250 Bedford Park Blvd. West, Bronx, NY 10468-1589.

Certificate requirements are those in effect at the time a student’s application is accepted.

For all other programs besides C.N.A., Patient Care Technician, Clinical Medical Assistant or Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor, students may register for individual courses unless otherwise specified.

Continuing Education Units

A CEU represents a nationally recognized instrument for documenting participation in non-credit programs. One CEU equals 10 hours of class participation. Continuing education credits may not be transferred to a degree bearing program.


For classes at Lehman College, textbooks may be purchased online at,, and others. Books can be pre-ordered at the Lehman College Bookstore, Goulden Avenue, Gate 2, 718-960-8144 or 718-220-3059 online at Be sure to keep book receipts. E-mail for book information or call 718-960-8512.


On-site Course Refunds  -  Requests for refunds must be made in writing by emailing and received before the date of the first class for 100% refunds and before the second class for 50% refunds.

100% refund if course is cancelled by the College
100% refund, less the registration fee, prior to 1st class
50% refund, less the registration fee, prior to 2nd class.

No refunds after the second class meeting or after the start of classes for courses of less than four weeks duration. Refunds are made by credit card or check, depending on form of payment used for registration. Note: The refund process may take up to 8 weeks.

Allied Health Class Refunds

Students who fail to complete physical exam documentation required for clinical prior to the 2nd class meeting, will receive only a partial tuition refund if they withdraw.

Online or Hybrid Course Refunds

CAP10, VPW10 and SWA10 Workshops are non-refundable. Online PFP66: A 100% refund, less registration may be issued within five days of registration for the course. For other online courses click here or see our brochure.

For other online or hybrid courses

100% refund if course is cancelled by the College
100% refund, less the registration fee, prior to starting date
50% refund, less the registration fee, within three days from the starting dateStudents must drop in writing by emailing prior to the second session

Financial Assistance

Many Continuing Education courses are eligible for vouchers, reimbursement from employers, and loans. You must apply early – it often takes several weeks for processing prior to registration.


Workforce1 New York: and If you have 12 months or more of recent related professional experience, you may be eligible for an ITG tuition voucher that will pay tuition only for certain certificate programs. Allow 4-6 weeks to process voucher prior to registration. You must apply early at a Workforce1 Career Center. Some Workforce 1 Centers include:

Bronx1: 400 East Fordham 718-960-2458
Bronx2: 1029 E. 163rd St., 3rd Floor 718-542-6777
Brooklyn: 9 Bond St. 5 Fl  718-246-5219
Manhattan: 215 West 125th St. 917-493-7054
Queens: 168-25 Jamaica Ave. 2 Fl.  718-557- 6755
Westchester: 120 Bloomingdale Road, room 215, White Plains, NY 10605
Healthcare: Manhattan, 79 John Street, 2nd Floor 212-618-8925.
VESID/ACCES-VR (Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities), (718)931-3500 TTY 718-828-4003 Once you have been assigned an ACCES-VR counselor, call Maryann Drago-Dowling at 718-960-8077 or e-mail with counselor contact information.
Workforce New York You may be eligible for an ITG Specific certificate programs may qualify for and ITG tuition voucher. You may Call 718-960-8077 for Lehman program application. You must also apply early at a Workforce One-Stop Center near you.
Employment vouchers may be available through your employer. Contact the human resources department, personnel or training departments at your place of employment.

VA Benefits

Department of Veterans’ Affairs and G. I. Bill application: submit VA Form 22-1990 VRAP voucher not applicable to 4-year schools. For degree-seeking students, contact Barbara Thompson, Lehman VA Coordinator at 718-960-7188. For certificate program students, contact Maryann Drago-Dowling at 718-960-8077 to learn about applying your benefits. Bring eligibility letter when registering for classes.


Career Success Scholarships, formerly Helena Rubenstein Foundation Adult and Continuing Education Scholarships: Limited scholarships are available 2-3 months prior to September or February to cover up to 90% tuition for Continuing Education certificate program fall and spring semester classes. To become eligible to apply, please make appointment with Scholarship Liaison, Maryann Drago-Dowling: email or call 718-960-8077.  Please check your email regularly during the application process. Award and decline letters will be sent via email within 3-4 weeks after close date.

Please note: Application (including ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS) must be completed and submitted ONLINE only by deadline date and time (may be completed in several online sessions/over time and must include the 2 typed essays and verification of income). For deadline to complete ONLINE application and receive ALL application and required documents items – please email . We strongly recommend that you complete application in advance of the deadline date/time as much as possible, since Lehman College CE must complete additional items ahead of the deadline. Any items received deadline, may not be considered for review.

Student Loan

The Sallie Mae Smart Option Student Loan is available for certificate program tuition fees. Visit to apply for a SMART LOAN-Undergraduate and indicate school code: 00702298


Lehman College Parking - Metered Parking: Parking at muni-meters may be available on Goulden Avenue and on Bedford Park Boulevard West. Limited Campus Parking: Once purchased early in January, May or August, and activated, CUNYcards operate as parking proximity cards. If your CUNYcard was processed before 2014, you will need to have it replaced (see steps above). Limited parking is available on Goulden Avenue in the North Lot, Mon.-Fri., 9 am-6:30 pm. After 6:30 pm, parking is available in the South Lot. Both lots are open on weekends.

CUNY on the Concourse Parking
Street parking, both metered and non-metered, may be available within close walking distance to CUNY on the Concourse. Fee-based parking is available at the Municipal Parking Garage at Jerome Avenue and 190th Street. For current rates call: Jerome-190th Street Municipal Garage 718-329-1186.

Snow or Emergency Closings

To find out if Lehman College is closed or delays opening, go to the Lehman College homepage: a “pop-up” window indicating emergency closing information will be present if an announcement has been made. Also you can call the Lehman College main telephone number at 718-960-8000 for current information. If no emergency closing information is provided, the College will be open. To find out if individual Continuing Education classes have been cancelled, please call 718-960-8512.

Radio/Television stations that will broadcast and/or web-post CUNY closings: WCBS 880AM; WINS 1010AM; NY1 Channel 1; WNBC-TV Channel 4; WNYW FOX Channel 5. CUNY closings can also be obtained by calling New York City’s 3ll information line or visiting

Code of Conduct Students should refer to the Lehman College Student Handbook online