Columbia University - Graduate School of Arts & Sciences

  • Dr. Carlos J. Alonso, Dean
    Renee Schwarz, Director of Admissions Operations

    Although most students apply directly to PhD programs, many departments offer non-sequential MA programs. All PhD degrees awarded by Columbia University are granted by the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

    M.A. only: African-American Studies, American Studies, Biotechnology, Climate & Society, Computer Science, Conservation Biology, Dental Sciences, East Asia: Regional Studies, Global French Studies, Global Thought, Hispanic Cultural Studies, History & Literature, Human Rights Studies, Islamic Studies, Japanese Pedagogy, Jewish Studies, Journalism, Latin America & the Caribbean: Regional Studies, Mathematics (with specialization in Mathematics in Finance), Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Modern Art: Critical & Curatorial Studies, Modern European Studies, Museum Anthropology, Oral History, Philosophical Foundations of Physics, Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Russia Eurasia & Eastern Europe: Regional Studies, Russian Translation, South Asian Studies.

    M.A., Ph.D.: Anthropology, Applied Physics & Applied Mathematics, Art History & Archaeology, Classical Studies, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, English & Comparative Literature, French & Romance Philology, Germanic Languages, History, Italian, Middle Eastern & South Asian & African Studies, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, Slavic Cultures, Slavic Languages, Sociology, Statistics.

    Ph.D. only: Architecture, Astronomy, Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Informatics, Biostatistics, Business, Cell Biology; Cellular, Molecular, & Biomedical Studies; Chemical Engineering, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Civil Engineering & Engineering Mechanics, Communications, Earth & Environmental Engineering, Earth & Environmental Sciences; Ecology, Evolution & Environmental Biology; Economics, Education, Electrical Engineering, Environmental Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Genetics & Development, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Latin American & Iberian Cultures, Mathematics, Mechanical Engineering; Microbiology, Immunology & Infection; Music, Neurobiology & Behavior, Nutritional & Metabolic Biology, Nursing, Pathobiology & Molecular Medicine, Pharmacology & Molecular Signaling, Physics, Psychology, Social Work, Sociomedical Sciences, Sustainable Development, Theatre, Urban Planning.

    DUAL DEGREES: Earth & Environmental Science Journalism; International & World History (M.A./M.S.); J.D./Ph.D.; M.D./Ph.D.; Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (M.A./M.P.A.), Religion-Journalism (M.A./M.S.)

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