Applying to the Experimental Program

To be eligible, you must...

  • Meet the University Graduate Studies admissions requirements (Details).
  • Have the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree and a minimum of 30 semester units in psychology.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) of all college and/or university coursework.
  • Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all college and/or university psychology courses.

To apply to the MA Program, you must follow a two-step process...


What you need to do..


Complete and submit the following material directly to the Psychology Department:

  1. Departmental Application Packet [.pdf]

    Statement of Academic & Research Intentions
    Three (3) Letters of Recommendation 

  2. Psychology GPA Worksheet
NOTE: Transcripts SHOULD NOT be submitted to the department. Also, International students must have their foreign transcripts professionally evaluated and submitted to the department


Departmental Address:

Program Coordinator, Experimental Psychology
San Jose State University
Department of Psychology, DMH 157
San Jose, CA 95192-0120 USA


Complete and submit the online University Application and all supporting material directly to the Graduate Studies & Research office:

  1. CSU Application System

All College Transcripts (Official only)
Latest GRE Report (Official only; General Test only)*

*ETS Reporting Codes:  University Code: 4687 ; Department Code: 2016

University Address: 

Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations
San Jose State University
One Washington Square
San Jose, CA 95192-0025


Deadlines:  Applications Period is Oct. 1 - Feb. 1 

[Fall Admissions Only]

Questions? Contact Dr. Clifton Oyamot,