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

Dr. Marco Pagani

(408) 924-3420

Taxation

MS

Catalog

Dr. Annette Nellen

(408) 924-3508

Transportation Management

MS

Catalog

Dr. Peter J. Haas

(408) 924-5691

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

College of Arts & Applied Sciences:

 

 

 

 

Journalism and Mass Communications

MS

Catalog

Dr. Scott Fosdick

(408) 924-7556

Justice Studies

MS

Catalog

Dr. Sang Hea Kil

(408) 924-2943

Kinesiology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Ted Butryn 

(On Sabbatical Fall 2016)

Dr. Jessica Chin

(408) 924-3068

 

(408) 924-3039

Nursing

MS

Catalog

Dr. Susan McNiesh

(408) 924-3151

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

(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. Ravisha Mathur

(408) 924-3666

--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. David Whitenack

(408) 924-3736

--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. Chris Hagie

(408) 924-3700

 

 

 

 

 

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. Donald Hung

(408) 924-4087

--Electrical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Thuy Le

(408) 924-3950

--Engineering Management

MS

Catalog

Dr. Minnie Patel (408) 924-4152 

--Human Factors/Ergonomics

MS

Catalog

Dr. Louis Freund

(408) 924-3890

--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. Craig Hobbs

(408) 924-4401

English and Comparative Literature

MA

Catalog

Dr. Noelle Brada-Williams

(408) 924-4439

Creative Writing

MFA

Catalog

Dr. Alan Soldofsky

(408) 924-4432

Linguistics and Language Development

MA

Catalog

Dr. Soteria Svorou

(408) 924-1379

Music

MA

Catalog

Dr. Gordon Haramaki 

(on sabbatical Spring 2017)

Dr. Brian Belet

 

Dr. Diana Hollinger

(Special Session Program)

(408) 924-4634

(408) 924-4632

 

(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. Chris Pollett

(408) 924-5145

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. David Bruck

(408) 924-2484