Eligibility for Admittance

To be eligible for admission into our program, you must:

  1. Meet the University Graduate Studies admissions requirements ( Details)
  2. Have the equivalent of a U.S. baccalaureate degree
  3. Have completed a minimum of 30 semester units in psychology
  4. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in the last 60 semester units (90 quarter units) of all college and/or university coursework
  5. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all college and/or university psychology courses taken
  6. You must take the General GRE Exam, but we do not require a minimum score for your application to be considered.

Applying to the Program

Fall admissions only. Applications are accepted between October 1 and February 1 of each year. All application material will be made available on this web site only during that period.
To apply to the MA Program, you must:

1. DEPARTMENTAL APPLICATION

Complete and submit our Departmental Application and all supporting material by February 1.
This application and material are all submitted directly to the Department Psychology.

  • Departmental Application
  • GPA Worksheet
  • Statement of Academic & Research Intentions
  • Three Letters of Recommendation
  • NOTE: Transcripts SHOULD NOT be submitted to the department*

*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

2. UNIVERSITY APPLICATION

Complete and submit the online University Application and all supporting material by February 1.
This application and material is all submitted directly to the Graduate Admissions & Program Evaluations.

  • Visit CSU Mentor
  • All College Transcripts (Official only)*
  • Latest GRE Report (Official only; General Test only)
    • ETS Reporting Codes:
      University Code: 4687
      Department Code: 2016

*Note: SJSU students do not need to submit their SJSU transcripts

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