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Admissions Timeline

Deadlines

You are strongly encouraged to submit your application as early as possible to ensure it is reviewed before the program has reached capacity.

Notifications will be delivered through the online application system.

Fall
Deadlines
Priority Deadline January 15
All applications completed by this date will receive a decision within 6 weeks.
Second Review Date March 15
Applicants who submit a completed application by this date will receive a decision within 6 weeks.
Deadline May 15
All applications completed after January 15 will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Spring
Deadlines
The program does not have a Spring intake.

 

Applicant Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent
  • cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or better (most successful applicants)
  • three years minimum of relevant work experience and a general understanding of the role of information technology
  • some proficiency with basic business software tools.

Application Process

  1. Gather all materials and enter all requested information in the online application form. See Application Requirements below
  2. Submit your online application and fee payment.
  3. Receive an admissions decision notification online.

international students

  1. This program does not qualify international students for a student visa.

 

Application Requirements

  • Completed online application form

  • $95.00 nonrefundable application fee (U.S. currency)

  • Transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended

  • Your résumé

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • Statement of academic purpose (500 to 750 words)

  • Supplemental essay (250 words maximum)

  • An admissions interview

  • Optional: Official scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test or the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)

  •  Students whose native language is not English must include proof of English proficiency.

Mailing Address and Contact Information

All submitted materials should clearly bear the applicant’s name and the name of the program to which he or she is applying.

Information and Knowledge Strategy
Office of Enrollment Management
School of Professional Studies
203 Lewisohn Hall
2970 Broadway, Mail Code 4119
New York, NY 10027-6902

Phone 212-854-9666

Email

apply@sps.columbia.edu
Office hours
Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.