San Francisco

729 Seventh Ave | New York

Three Embarcadero Center | San Francisco

The following programs are available online with intensive in-person coursework in San Francisco each semester.

New York Empire State Building San Francisco Bay Bridge side by side

At Columbia's School of Professional Studies, career management and success are central to our mission.

Our Career Design Labs are designed to foster learning, networking and career building by leveraging the deep resources of Columbia University, our local industry connections, and beyond. The Labs integrate academic programs with industry outreach, professional development, and alumni connections in innovative spaces, enabling students to achieve their academic and professional goals.

resources and experiences

  • Alumni Networking
  • Capstones and Applied Research Products
  • Corporate Education
  • Degree Programs
  • Industry Insight Events
  • Learning & Professional Development
  • Mentor Circles
  • One-on-One Coaching
  • Peer Learning Networks
  • Recruitment Hotspots
  • Skills Workshops
  • Corporate Partnerships
San Francisco Events
Dean Jason Wingard, School of Professional Studies, Columbia University
“The Columbia University School of Professional Studies in San Francisco embodies the themes that fuel our school every day: academic rigor, lifelong learning, and preparing students for the urgent requirements of the knowledge economy.”
Jason Wingard, Ph.D.
Dean of the School of Professional Studies



3 Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level, San Francisco, CA 94111

729 7th Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10019


The School of Professional Studies’ mission is to provide a rigorous education, informed by rapidly evolving global market needs, that supports the academic and professional aspirations of our student community. Our vision is to become the premier destination for professional education by generating interdisciplinary thought leadership, developing innovative pedagogy, and advancing globally competitive academic solutions for ambitious agents of change and impact.