Graduate Preparation

You may be returning to academia after an absence and want to refresh your skills in one area before you submit your application to a graduate program for focused pursuit of a higher degree. You may be looking to develop specific skills to fulfill application requirements. No matter what your end goal is, we can help you reach it.

Graduate Foundations Program

This unique program provides graduate school preparation that students may customize to suit their individual needs. Students work closely with an advisor on curricular design and course selection.

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Structured Certificates

Provide a curriculum to focus your studies by choosing from among our certificates most appropriate for graduate preparation.

University Courses

During Columbia Summer, the School of Professional Studies offers access to courses in more than 50 subject areas.

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