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Special Admission Courses for Columbia Degree Students

The American Language Program offers a number of courses throughout the year to assist specific Columbia University populations. 

Advanced Academic English for Graduate Students

Summer. Open to any incoming master's students entering Columbia University in the Fall.

Advanced Academic Writing for International Students in General Studies

Fall + Spring. For admitted General Studies students who have tested into ALP level 9 only.

Advanced English for MA Thesis Writing

Fall + Spring. For Columbia MA students in the Humanities and Social Sciences. 

English for Professional Purposes: Law

Summer. For incoming Columbia LLM students only.

English for Professional Purposes: SIPA

Summer. For incoming Columbia SIPA students only

English for International and Public Affairs

Fall + Spring. For SIPA students only.

International Teaching Fellows Testing and Training

Fall + Spring. For International Teaching Assistant's only.

English for Social Work

Fall. For Columbia SSW students only.

ALP Levels, Placement & Testing

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Learn more about American Language Program at Columbia University School of Professional Studies, or contact the program advisor.

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Apply to the American Language Program

Learn more about the application process, deadlines, and requirements.

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