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Pursuing a startup? Preparing for a promotion? Ready for a career change?

You will find everything you need at the Lucas Graduate School of Business. This is the place to expand your knowledge, skills, connections and aspirations, right here in Silicon Valley. 

And we will fit your schedule. Our daytime, evening and online courses are flexible enough to meet the demands of full-time working professionals, full-time students and everyone in between.

San Jose State University is based in San Jose, California. We are right in the middle of all the action, tightly connected with Silicon Valley’s powerful network of pioneers, innovators and leaders.

They are looking for people just like you.

And so are we. 

We bring Silicon Valley to the classroom so you can bring it to the business world.

In the Spotlight

Jonathan Katz

Jonathan Katz, 
MSA Graduate, Spring 2011
Employer: Ernst & Young

Is there a typical path to a master’s degree in accounting?

Not according to Jonathan Katz. After graduating from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa., with a degree in philosophy and a minor in music, Katz held jobs in non-profits and public relations. During the 2008 recession, he decided to explore jobs that aligned more with his career ambitions.

“I took some online accounting classes, and something just clicked for me,” he says. “So I started looking for programs that would help me make the transition into a career in accounting without needing to pursue an additional undergraduate degree.” READ MORE