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:


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


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