Certifications of Professional Achievement

Students who want to follow a prescribed curriculum in a specific area may use the Summer Sessions to earn a certification of professional achievement. Upon successful completion of the required coursework with a cumulative grade of B or better, students will receive a Certification of Professional Achievement award document and the option to request an official Columbia University transcript detailing the course of study.

One-Term Certifications

These certifications can be completed in one summer.*

* Certifications can be completed in more than one term, if desired.

Multi-Term Certifications

Start these certifications in the summer and complete them in a future term.