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School of Medicine Columbia


Our interdisciplinary graduate certificate gives you the skills and knowledge you need to make a difference in the lives of persons with mental illness and their families

How to Apply

We evaluate all applicants on their preparation and ability; we pay special attention to your work experience, practice interests, leadership ability, and motivation. 

Admission Materials

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Transcripts from undergraduate and graduate coursework
  • Written statement of goals, work and/or volunteer experience 
  • References

Submit Your Application

You can submit your application online at the USC Graduate School website. Once the Graduate School receives all your materials, we will begin reviewing your application. As part of our application process, we take the time to meet with our applicants, either in-person or virtually.

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