Goyal, Deepika

Goyal, Deepika, PhD, FNP-C

Professor, Nursing


Preferred: deepika.goyal@sjsu.edu


Preferred: (408) 924-3149

Office Hours

By Appointment

Classes Taught:

N126 Care of the Childbearing Family - Theory

N128 Evidence-Based Practice

N146 Care of the Child-bearing Family Clinical

N295 Graduate Research Methods & Proposal Writing

N574 Doctor of Nursing Practice - Diversity Seminar

N585 Doctor of Nursing Practice - Evidence-based Research


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Nursing, University Of California-San Francisco
  • Master of Science, Nursing, Family Nurse Practitioner, San Jose State University

Licenses and Certificates

  • Certified Family Nurse Practitioner, California, United States, 2002


Dr. Goyal is a tenured Professor in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts Valley Foundation School of Nursing. She teaches in the undergraduate and graduate programs and is the Advanced Placement Coordinator for the Bridge Program (RN to BSN students).

Her clinical background includes adult intensive care, recovery room nursing, and maternal-child health. She currently works as a family nurse practitioner in Santa Clara County, California.

Dr. Goyal is active in several professional organizations including the Postpartum Support International. Her research interests include postpartum depression and associated risk factors, particularly for diverse populations.

Dr. Goyal earned a BS in Nursing, MS in Nursing and certificate as a family nurse practitioner from San Jose State University, School of Nursing. She earned her doctorate from the University of California, San Francisco.