The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers a number of dual-degree programs in partnership with other schools at Columbia or outside institutions.
Dual Doctoral Degrees
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers dual-degree programs at the doctoral level with the School of Law and the College of Physicians and Surgeons (the Medical School). If you wish to undertake a dual-degree program, you must apply separately to each division. Also, in the GSAS application, be sure to select JD/PhD or MD/PhD as the degree to which you wish apply.
Dual Degree Master’s Programs at Columbia
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences offers dual-degree programs at the Master’s degree level with the School of Journalism, through the Religion-Journalism MA/MS program, and the School of International and Public Affairs, through the Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences MA/MPA or MA/MIA program. If you wish to undertake a dual-degree program, you must apply separately to each division. A student may not pursue more than one GSAS degree (e.g., MA/MA) concurrently.
MA/MSc International and World History Dual Degree between GSAS and LSE
Columbia offers a MA/MSc dual-degree program between the GSAS International and World History Program and the London School of Economics. If you wish to undertake this program, you need only apply to Columbia GSAS.
PhD Partnership between Columbia and Sciences Po
The PhD Partnership between Columbia University and Sciences Po enables students in the Political Science PhD program at Columbia to earn a PhD at Sciences Po as well. Learn more.
The following is a list of subject area concentrations available to PhD students in certain programs. Please note that to participate in any of these, you first must be registered in the appropriate GSAS PhD program.
- Applied Mathematics
- Atmospheric Science
- Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry
- Buddhist Studies
- Chemical Biology
- Mathematical Structures for Environmental and Social Sciences
- Operations Research
- Public Policy
- Yiddish Studies
The following is a list of certificates and certifications granted in conjunction with degree programs:
- African Studies
- Comparative Literature and Society
- East Asian Studies
- East Central Europe
- European Studies
- Human Rights
- Latin American Studies
- Medieval and Renaissance Studies
- Middle East Studies
- Psychoanalytic Studies
- Russian Studies
- South Asian Studies
For information on Non-Degree Special Student status, please click here.