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Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  1. U.S. bachelor’s degree or international equivalent. Some certification programs are open to undergraduate visiting students enrolled in their junior or senior year at another institution.

  2. Students must be comfortable with rapid and idiomatic spoken English. Please review the English language proficiency details for your program of interest to determine if proof of English language proficiency is required. Applicants who are required to provide test scores must submit a current TOEFL iBT or IELTS score report and have a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL iBT or receive a 7.0 or higher on the IELTS. If you have TOEFL paper scores, please contact apply [[at]] sps [[dot]] columbia [[dot]] edu to discuss their use.

  3. Demonstrated ability for critical thinking and analysis.

  4. Strong written and oral communication skills.

Carefully read the requirements, deadlines, and processes for your specific program.

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