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Fall Update

At SPS this fall, all courses, other than pre-established online courses, will be offered face-to-face in our New York City classrooms. Some of these face-to-face courses will be offered in the HyFlex format to ensure that all of our students can make progress toward their degree requirements, if faced with delays due to student visas or vaccination effectiveness wait times.
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Online Information Session: M.S. and CPA in Narrative Medicine

Attend an online information session to explore how joining Columbia University’s graduate program in Narrative Medicine program could be the right career move for you. Can't make it? Contact an admissions counselor.

M.S. Degree: Full-Time or Part-Time | On-Campus | 8+ Months

In the 1970s, three-fourths of Americans reported having trust in medical professionals. Today, only about a quarter report confidence in the healthcare system, according to the New England Journal of Medicine. As medicine continues to advance, so does the need to listen to patients with narrative competency.

Columbia University’s Master of Science in Narrative Medicine prepares health professionals, writers, advocates, and scholars to apply the skills and values of narrative understanding to improve outcomes for both patients and caregivers, and to investigate issues pertinent to health and healthcare in a rigorous transdisciplinary setting. This flagship graduate program is the first of its kind, and is a worldwide leader. Graduates are poised to become educators and leaders in healthcare and beyond.

CPA: Part-Time | Online Asynchronous | Up to 3 Years

In addition to the full-time or part-time M.S., the program offers a Certification of Professional Achievement in Narrative Medicine.

Register today to join us online for this information session. Ample time will be provided to address your questions live with our admissions team.