School of the Arts
Office of Student Affairs: 305 Dodge Hall; soastudentaffairs [[at]] columbia [[dot]] edu
Undergraduate courses in film, theatre, writing, and visual arts are available to Professional Studies students on a space-available basis. Although not permitted to enroll in M.F.A. writing courses, Postbaccalaureate Studies students in the School of Professional Studies may cross-register in selected graduate courses in the other divisions of the School of the Arts on a space-available basis, with the permission of the Advisor or Program Director of the School of Professional Studies and the appropriate division of the School of the Arts.
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Admissions Office: 107 Low Memorial Library; 212-854-4737
Financial Advisor: 107 Low Memorial Library; 212-854-3808
School of Professional Studies students with appropriate preparation and departmental and/or instructor permission may cross-register for courses offered by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.
Graduate courses taken through the School of Professional Studies may become the basis of transfer credit toward a graduate degree, although this is up to the graduate school to which a student is admitted. Columbia’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences normally confers up to 12 points of credit toward the Liberal Studies M.A., and up to one “residence unit” of credit toward the M.A. for work completed in the School of Professional Studies as a Postbaccalaureate Studies student in approved graduate-level courses with a grade of B or better.
School of International and Public Affairs
Admissions Office: 408 IAB; 212-854-6216
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Postbaccalaureate Studies students, with appropriate preparation and the permission of both Professional Studies and SIPA, may enroll in International and Public Affairs courses, on a space-available basis. Complete information about the cross-registration procedure can be found at http://bulletin.columbia.edu/sipa/registration/#crossregistrationtext. Well in advance of registration, Postbaccalaureate Studies students in the School of Professional Studies should consult the web site for course requirements.
Courses taken through the School of Professional Studies may become the basis for advanced standing toward a graduate degree in SIPA or elsewhere, but this is up to the graduate school to which a student is admitted.
Columbia Business School
Select Business School offerings, excluding core courses, are open to Columbia University graduate degree candidates and postbaccalaureate students in the School of Professional Studies. Non-Business School students may take no more than 3 credits of business school courses per semester and no more than twelve credits during their entire Columbia course of study. Please navigate to Cross-Registration for Non-MBA students, for complete information about the cross-registration procedure for Columbia Business School courses.