Welcome to the SJSU College of Graduate Studies

San José State University attracts students to Silicon Valley from around the world to earn graduate degrees and certificates in over 100 programs, from Aerospace Engineering to Music Education. Explore our graduate degrees and launch your dream career today.

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Outreach & Recruiting

Our outreach and recruiting team is here to help you through your application process.

Steps to Admission

Learn about the steps you will take as you go through the application process at SJSU.

Graduate Coordinators and Evaluators

Find out how your graduate advisor and evaluator can support your progress throughout graduate school.

Funding Opportunities

View options for funding your education.

Theses and Dissertations

View thesis and dissertation guidelines, including deadlines, formatting requirements, and more.

Steps to Graduation

Learn how to complete your graduate degree.

Graduation Deadlines

Check the university deadlines and requirements to ensure you graduate on time.


From withdrawal to graduation, view all the graduate student forms.

Contact Us

The College of Graduate studies is divided into three departments and each of them helps you along the way. Find out who is the right team to reach out to for questions.

Greg Tomlinson
Greg Tomlinson, MA History

Greg Tomlinson Inspiring the Next Generation of History Graduates

Greg Tomlinson is an MA History graduate at SJSU and a current Adjunct Lecturer in the history department. We spoke with him about his time at San José State University and his Ph.D research journey. Find out what inspired him to pursue a history degree.

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Foundations of Graduate Writing Workshops

The SJSU Writing Center has partnered with the College of Graduate Studies to help you transition into graduate writing. We'll provide you with the resources you need to help you succeed. Since this workshop series is intended for early career graduate students, incoming grad students are encouraged to attend. The series starts in July, so mark your calendars!

Register Today!