Professional English Program

Professional English Program students in classroom photo

Welcome to our Professional English Program. The part-time courses in the Professional English Program address the specific needs of international professionals. Classes meet in the evening or on Saturdays to accommodate the busy schedules of working adults.

Networking Opportunity: Included in your tuition is one free professional enhancement skills workshop per semester. This extracurricular activity is also a social event and is a unique opportunity to enhance your professional development, while networking with professionals from all around the world. Past topics include: effective emailing, networking, interviewing strategies, and presentation skills & public speaking.

Most evening and Saturday courses run for 13-week terms beginning in September and in February. In the summer, courses run for 6-week terms beginning in late May and again in early July. Registration opens about two months before the beginning of each term. Please note that evening classes are held downtown in the Woolworth Building at 15 Barclay Street, while Saturday classes are held in the Fairchild Building at 7 East 12th Street.

Registration is fast and convenient.

Self-Register Online

Use our easy Course Enrollment Guide to determine which level of English language learning is appropriate for you and view recommended courses by level. Then register online at the course links below.

Come to an Open Advisement Session

If you have any questions before or after you register, we invite you to sign up for an individualized advising appointment during our open advisement sessions by emailing us at You will meet with our faculty one-on-one in your advising appointment. Prior to your advising appointment, you will be emailed a free optional English language assessment with two brief language tasks. This optional assessment is complimentary and will provide a language sample for discussion in your advising session.

Fall 2018 PEP Courses

Attend an Open Advisement Session

In addition to self-registering online, you are also welcome to attend one of our open advisement sessions to receive a free English language assessment and an individualized advisement session with one of our faculty members.

All advisement sessions will take place in either the Fairchild Building (at 7 East 12th Street) or in the Woolworth Building in lower Manhattan (at 15 Barclay Street.) as indicated below.

Advisement Sessions for Fall 2018:

Tue, Aug. 28, 2018, at 6:00pm*

Wed, Aug. 29, 2018, at 6:00pm*

Wed, Sept. 5, 2018, at 6:00pm**

Thurs, Sept. 6, 2018, at 6:00pm**

Sat, Sept. 8, 2018, at 10:00am*

Sat, Oct. 13, 2018, at 9:00am*

* Fairchild Building, 7 East 12th Street

** Woolworth Building, 15 Barclay Street