School of
Fine and Performing Arts
School of
Liberal Arts and Sciences
School of
Media Arts

School of Graduate Studies

Columbia College Chicago offers master’s degree and graduate certificate programs in the arts, media, the business of the arts and the application of the arts to healing.

More about the School of Graduate Studies

Academic Calendar

Spring 2018
  • Semester beginsMonday, January 22
  • Spring BreakMonday, March 19 - Sunday, March 25
  • Semester endsFriday, May 11

Liberal Arts and Sciences Core Curriculum

At Columbia, we believe a solid foundation in the liberal arts and sciences is essential to any creative career.

Academic Resources

Columbia offers assistance to student at all levels to help them achieve academic success including advising, tutoring, peer coaching, supplemental instruction and placement testing.

Special Programs

Whether you're looking to get a leg up in your chosen industry or branch out into another specialty, Columbia offers exciting special programs to enhance your educational experience.

Ready to Apply?

We’re happy you’re thinking of joining our creative community. We work hard to make our application process as simple and fast as possible, but should you run into any concerns, we're here to help at any time.

Looking for an event near you?

If you can’t make it to campus, don’t worry! We have a full schedule of events all across the U.S. and around the world.