Graduate Programs

Prospective Students: Thank you for your interest in pursuing your graduate career at San Jose State University! Your first step towards becoming a graduate student at SJSU is to fully investigate your intended program. The links below give you all the information you need including program prerequisites, requirements, and courses offered. When you have finished your research, visit our application deadlines page so you can begin your application process.

Current Students: Use our graduate programs page for quick access to your department's website. The SJSU online catalog which has information on department requirements and course offerings can be found here.

 

Website

Degree

Dept. Info

Graduate Advisor

Phone Number

College of Business:

 

 

 

 

Accounting
MSA Information for

International Applicants

MS

Catalog

Dr. Elizabeth Grace 

(408) 924-3474

Business Administration

MBA

Catalog

lucas-school@sjsu.edu

(408) 924-3420

Taxation

MS

Catalog

Dr. Annette Nellen

(408) 924-3508

Transportation Management

MS

Catalog

Dr. Asha Weinstein Agrawal

(408) 924-5853

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

College of Applied Sciences & Arts:

 

 

 

 

Journalism and Mass Communications

MS

Catalog

Dr. Matt Cabot

(408) 924-3273

Justice Studies

MS

Catalog

TBD

(408) 924-2940

Kinesiology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Ted Butryn 

(On Sabbatical Fall 2016)

Dr. Jessica Chin

(408) 924-3068

 

(408) 924-3039

Nursing

or

Family Nurse Practitioner

MS

Catalog

Dr. Deepika Goyal

(408) 924-3149

Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging

MS

Catalog

Dr. Giselle Pignotti

(408) 924-3108

Occupational Therapy

MS

Catalog

Dr. Gigi Smith

Dr. Winifred Schiltz-Krohn

(summer months)

(408) 924-3081

(408) 924-3072

Public Health (Regular Session)

MPH

Catalog

Dr. Monica Allen

(408) 924-2970

Public Health (Distance)

MPH

Catalog

Dr. Monica Allen

(408) 924-2970

Social Work

MSW

Catalog

Dr. Peter Lee (Director)

Dr. Kathy Lemon

Dr. Rachael Cresci

Dr. Soma Sen

(408) 924-5800

(408) 924-5845

(408)924-5863

Library & Information Science 

(School of Information)

MLIS

Catalog

Dr. Linda Main

(408) 924-2494

Archives & Records Administration 

(School of Information)

MARA

Catalog

Dr. Linda Main

(408) 924-2494

 

 

 

 

 

College of Education:

 

 

 

 

Administration & Supervision

MA or Credential

Catalog

Bryon McIntyre

(408) 924-3614

Child & Adolescent Development

MA

Catalog

Dr. Nadia Sorkhabi

(408) 924-7478

Communicative Disorders

and Sciences

MA or Credential

Catalog

Dr. Peg Hughes

(408) 924-3688

Counselor Education

MA or Credential

Catalog

Sherilyn Williams

(408) 924-3624

Curriculum and Instruction

MA

Catalog

Dr. Jolynn Asato

(408) 924-3638

Educational Leadership

Ed.D. 

TBA

Dr. Arnie Danzig

(408) 924-4098

Multiple Subject Credential

Credential

Catalog

Marie Kochevar

(408) 924-3754

Single Subject Credential

Credential

Catalog

Dr. Rita Tracy

(408) 924-3755

Special Education

MA or Credential

Catalog

Dr. Peg Hughes

(408) 924-3688

 

 

 

 

 

College of Engineering:

 

 

 

 

Aerospace Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Nikos Mourtos

(408) 924-3867

Biomedical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Guna Selvaduray

(408) 924-3874

Chemical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Melanie McNeil

(408) 924-3873

Civil Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Kurt McMullin

Dr. Jae-Ho Pyeon

(Fall 2016)

(408) 924-3855

(408) 924-3853

Computer Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. David Bruck

(408) 924-4150

Electrical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. David Bruck

 

(408) 924-3950

Engineering Management

MS

Catalog

Dr. Minnie Patel (408) 924-4152 

Human Factors/Ergonomics

MS

Catalog

Dr. Anil Kumar

(408) 924-7850

Industrial & Systems Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Jacob Tsao

(On Sabbatical 2016-17)

Dr. Ayca Erdogan

(408) 924-4088

 

(408) 924-3988

Materials Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Craig England

(408) 924-4000

Mechanical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Raghu Agarwal

(408) 924-3845

Software Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Dan Harkey

(408) 924-4038

Special Session Programs

MS

Catalog

Special Sessions Office

(408) 924-3968

         

College of Humanities & Arts:

 

 

 

 

Art History

MA 

Catalog

Dr. Anthony Raynsford

(408) 924-4796 

Art (MFA Programs)

MFA

Catalog

Dr. Shannon Wright

(408) 924-4345

English and Comparative Literature

MA

Catalog

Dr. Revathi Krishnaswamy

(408) 924-1384

Creative Writing

MFA

Catalog

Dr. Alan Soldofsky

(408) 924-4432

Linguistics and Language Development

MA

Catalog

Dr. Soteria Svorou

(408) 924-1379

Music

MM

Catalog

Dr. Gordon Haramaki 

 

 

Dr. Diana Hollinger

(Special Session Program)

(408) 924-4634

 

 

(408) 924-4631

Philosophy

MA

Catalog

Dr. Carlos Sanchez

(408) 924-7581

Spanish

MA

Catalog

Dr. Damian Bacich

(408) 924-4608

TESOL

MA

Catalog

Dr. Scott Phillabaum

(408) 924-7095

 

 

 

 

 

College of Science:

 

 

 

 

Biological Sciences

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Rachael French

(408) 924-4900

Biotechnology

MBT

Catalog

Dr. Leila Khatib

(408) 924-4828

Chemistry

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Lionel Cheruzel

(408) 924-5283

Computer Science

MS

Catalog

Dr. Cay Horstmann

(408) 924-5060

Geology

MS

Catalog

Dr. Robert Miller

(408) 924-5025

Marine Science

MS

Catalog

Terra Eggink

(831) 771-4401

Mathematics

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Wasin So

(408) 924-5155

Medical Product Develop Management

MS

Catalog

Tonja Green

(408) 924-4853

Meteorology

MS

Catalog

Dr. Craig Clements

(408) 924-5275

Science Education

MA

Catalog

Dr. Cassandra Paul

(408) 924-4835

Physics and Astronomy

MS

Catalog

Dr. Peter Beyersdorf

(408) 924-5236

Statistics

MS

Catalog

Dr. Martina Bremer

(408) 924-1396

 

 

 

 

 

College of Social Science:

 

 

 

 

Applied Anthropology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Charlotte Sunseri

(408) 924-5713

Communication Studies

MA

Catalog

Dr. Matthew Spangler

(408) 924-1373

Economics

MA

Catalog

Dr. Colleen Haight

(408) 924-5400

Environmental Studies

MS

Catalog

Dr. Will Russell

(408) 924-5487

Geography

MA

Catalog

Dr. Kathrine Richardson

(408) 924-5490

History

MA

Catalog

Dr. Libra Hilde

(408) 924-5500

Mexican American Studies

MA

Catalog

Dr. Marcos Pizarro

(408) 924-5584

Public Administration

MPA

Catalog

Dr. Frances Edwards

(408) 924-5559

Psychology - Clinical

MS

Catalog

Dr. Glenn

Callaghan

(408) 924-5610

Psychology - Research & Experimental

MA

Catalog

Dr. Clifton Oyamot

Dr. Greg Feist

(Spring 2017 only)

(408) 924-5650

Psychology - Industrial/Organizational

MS

Catalog

Dr. Howard Tokunaga

(408) 924-5649

Sociology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Amy Leisenring

(408) 924-5756

Urban and Regional Planning

MUP

Catalog

Dr. Richard Kos

(408) 924-5854

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Studies:

 

 

 

 

Interdisciplinary Studies

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Beverly Grindstaff

(408) 924-2484