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, advisor contact information, and the SJSU online catalog which has information on department requirements and course offerings.

 

Web Site

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. Alessandro De Giorgi

(408) 924-2967

Kinesiology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Ted Butryn

(408) 924-

Nursing

MS

Catalog

Dr. Daryl Canham

(408) 924-1323

Nutrition, Food Science & Packaging

MS

Catalog

Dr. Marjorie Freedman

(408) 924-3105

Occupational Therapy (Regular)

MS

Catalog

Dr. Gigi Smith

(408) 924-3081

Occupational Therapy (Distance)

MS

Catalog

Dr. Alison George

(408) 924-3095

Public Health (Regular)

MPH

Catalog

Dr. Jane Pham

(408) 924-2970

Public Health (Distance)

MPH

Catalog

Dr. Valerie Rose

(408) 924-

Social Work

MSW

Catalog

Dr. Barry Goldman-Hall (Admissions)

Dr. Edward Cohen
(Candidacy/Graduation)

(408) 924-5842

 

(408) 924-5824

Library and Information Science (School of Information)

MLIS

Catalog

Dr. Linda Main

(408) 924-2494

Archives and Records Administration (School of Information)

MARA

Catalog

Dr. Linda Main

(408) 924-2494

 

 

 

 

 

College of Education:

 

 

 

 

--Administration and Supervision

MA or Credential

Catalog

Dr. Lisa Oliver

(408) 924-3616

--Child and Adolescent Development

MA

Catalog

Dr. Ravisha Mathur

(408) 924-3666

--Communicative Disorders and Sciences

MA or Credential

Catalog

Dr. Michael Kimbarow

(408) 924-3691

--Counselor Education

MA or Credential

Catalog

Dr. Dolores Mena (On Sabbatical)

 

Dr. Lewis Aptekar

(408) 924-3634

 

(408) 924-3662

--Curriculum and Instruction

MA

Catalog

Dr. David Whitenack

(408) 924-3736

--Educational Leadership

Ed. D. 

TBA

Dr. Arnie Danzig

(408) 924-4098

--Higher Education

MA

Catalog

Dr. Lisa Oliver

(408) 924-3616

--Multiple Subject Credential

Credential

Catalog

Dr. Elba Maldonado-Colon

(408) 924-3771

--Single Subject Credential

Credential

Catalog

Dr. Resa Kelly

(408) 924-1830

--Special Education

MA or Credential

Catalog

Dr. Chris Hagie

(408) 924-3700

 

 

 

 

 

College of Engineering:

 

 

 

 

--Aerospace Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Periklis Papadoplous

(408) 924-7168

--Biomedical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Guna Selvadury

(408) 924-3874

--Chemical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Melanie McNeil

(408) 924-3873

--Civil Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Kurt McMullin

(408) 924-3855

--Computer Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Donald Hung

(408) 924-4087

--Electrical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Thuy Le

(408) 924-3950

--General Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Leonard Wesley

 

Dr. Minnie Patel

(MSE "Management" Emphasis only) 

(408) 924-3939

(408) 924-4152

--Human Factors / Ergonomics

MS

Catalog

Dr. Louis Freund

(408) 924-3890

--Industrial and Systems Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Jacob Tsao

(408) 924-4088

--Materials Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Craig England

(408) 924-4000

--Mechanical Engineering

MS

Catalog

Dr. Raghu Agarwal

(408) 924-3845

--MSE / MBA Dual Degree

MS

Catalog

Dr. Leonard Wesley

(408) 924-3939

--Quality Assurance

MS

Catalog

Dr. Dianne Hall

(408) 924-3204

--Software Engineering

MS

Catalog

 Dr. Dan Harkey

(408) 924-4038

 

 

 

 

 

College of Humanities & Arts:

 

 

 

 

Art History

MA 

Catalog

Dr. Anthony Raynsford

(408) 924-4796 

Art (MFA Programs)

MFA

Catalog

Dr. Anne Simonson

(408) 924-4324

English and Comparative Literature

MA

Catalog

Dr. Noelle Brada-Williams

(408) 924-4439

Creative Writing

MFA

Catalog

Dr. Alan Soldofsky

(408) 924-4432

French

MA

Catalog

Dr. Danielle Trudeau

(408) 924-4594

Linguistics and Language Development

MA

Catalog

Dr. Soteria Svorou

(408) 924-1379

Music

MA

Catalog

Dr. Gordon Haramaki

(408) 924-4634

Philosophy

MA

Catalog

Dr. Carlos Sanchez

(408) 924-7581

Spanish

MA

Catalog

Dr. Juan Sempere

(408) 924-4592

TESOL

MA

Catalog

Dr. Scott Phillabaum

(408) 924-7095

Theatre Arts

MA

Catalog

Dr. Kathie Kratochvil

(408) 924-4568

 

 

 

 

 

College Science:

 

 

 

 

Biological Sciences

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Shannon Bros 

(408) 924-4896

Biotechnology

MBT

Catalog

Dr. Sabine Rech

(408) 924-4832

Chemistry

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Joseph Pesek

(408) 924-4950

Computer Science

MS

Catalog

Dr. Chris Pollett

(408) 924-5085

Geology

MS

Catalog

Dr. Manny Gabet

(408) 924-5185

Marine Science

MS

Catalog

Brynn Hooton-Kaufman

(831) 771-4401

Mathematics

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. Richard Kubelka

(408) 924-5132

Medical Product Develop Management

MS

Catalog

Tonja Green

(408) 924-4853

Meteorology

MS

Catalog

Dr. Alison Bridger

(408) 924-5206

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. Andera Gottlieb

(408) 924-5100

 

 

 

 

 

College Social Science:

 

 

 

 

Applied Anthropology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Roberto Gonzalez

(408) 924-5715

Communication Studies

MA

Catalog

Dr. Matthew Spangler

(408) 924-1373

Economics

MA

Catalog

Dr. Lydia Ortega

(408) 924-5400

Environmental Studies

MS

Catalog

Dr. Will Russell

(408) 924-5487

Geography

MA

Catalog

Dr. Gary Pereira

(408) 924-5460

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. Greg Feist

(408) 924-5617

Psychology - Industrial / Organizational

MS

Catalog

Dr. Howard Tokunaga

(408) 924-5649

Public Administration

MPA

Catalog

Dr. Frances Edwards

(408) 924-5559

Sociology

MA

Catalog

Dr. Amy Leisernring

(408) 924-5756

Urban and Regional Planning

MUP

Catalog

Dr. Hilary Nixon

(408) 924-5852

 

 

 

 

 

Graduate Studies:

 

 

 

 

Interdisciplinary Studies

MA or MS

Catalog

Dr. David Bruck

(408) 924-2484