Certificates and Certifications of Professional Achievement

Take advantage of a prescribed curriculum in a specific field and earn a certificate. Certificate and Certification of Professional Achievement (CPA) students must:

  • Complete all required coursework in the outlined period of time
  • Earn a cumulative grade of B or better

Upon completion of program, you can request a certificate or CPA in addition to a Columbia University transcript.

One-Term Certifications of Professional Achievement

These CPAs can be completed in one 12-week Summer term.*

* CPAs can be completed in more than one term, if desired.

Multi-Term Certificates

Start these certificates in the Summer and complete them in a future term.