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 still accepting applications for many of our graduate programs for Fall 2020. 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.

Combined Degree Program

Get ahead of the rest of your class with the Combined Undergraduate/Graduate Degree program. The combined degree allows well-prepared Columbia students to earn graduate credits toward an MA in Entrepreneurship for Creatives, Civic Media, Strategic Communication, or Interaction Design while still enrolled in any undergraduate major. 

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Graduate Programs 

See what graduate degree programs Columbia offers its students.