Graduate Studies

Columbia College Chicago's School of Graduate Studies offers master's degree programs in the arts, media, and the business of the arts. Students pursue advanced study in small, selective programs that are grounded in history and theory and shaped by the trends of contemporary practice. Under the guidance of award-winning faculty, students prepare to advance their careers, shape the future of their disciplines, and effect meaningful change in their communities. 

We are accepting applications for our graduate programs for Fall 2021. Click through to our individual programs below to find out more.



Graduate Alumni Spotlights

Alumni of Columbia College Chicago's graduate programs take charge of their careers and shape their disciplines. Here are just a few of our notable alumni.


Opportunities for the Columbia Community 

If you’re a current Columbia undergraduate student, earned your bachelor’s degree at Columbia College Chicago, or you’re an employee of the college, there are a number of opportunities for you to pursue your graduate degree at Columbia College, or help others to do so. We’re excited to welcome back members of our community to help you further your education.

Find more information here 


Graduate Programs 

See what graduate degree programs Columbia offers its students.

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