Graduate Student Information

The Department of Economics offers two degree options from which graduate students can choose. Our MA program in Economics is flexible and allows you to tailor a course of study to fits your needs, in consultation with your academic advisor. Our MA program in Applied Economics has less flexibility, but is custom tailored to prepare you for applied careers.

Admission to the Master Program 

To be considered for admission into SJSU, graduate applicants must meet the minimum CSU Eligibility requirements and SJSU program requirements set forth by our individual departments. Outlines the steps for applying to SJSU as:

Application Deadlines for Spring Admission

Comprehensive Masters Exam

Important documents and Other Information

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