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The College of Graduate Studies

San José State University offers over 120 graduate programs and countless opportunities to advance research, scholarship and creative activity in your field of study.

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Graduate Programs

SJSU offers over 120 graduate programs and counting. View all of the programs we offer.

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.


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Learn about our Research Programs

Research endeavors play a critical role in preparing graduate students for their chosen careers, which is why SJSU makes research a top-priority. The Office of Research is part of the Division of Research and Innovation, also known as RSCA, offers faculty and graduate students a wide variety of services related to their research, scholarship and creative activity.

Community & Partnerships

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View our Partnerships

San José State University partners with leading companies, and external and internal community members to further support our students.

Why Choose SJSU for Graduate School?

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Featured Spotlights & News

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Jaedyn, L. Rollins: CSU-Wide & SJSU Grad Slam Winner

We’re excited to announce that Jaedyn L. Rollins (M.S., Biological Science, Systems Physiology) is the first place winner in the 2023 CSU-wide and the SJSU Grad Slam. Congratulations! Her powerful and innovative presentation on "The RhD Locus: A Safe Solution for Gene Editing" connected with the judges and viewers. 

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SJSU Outstanding Thesis Award Winner: Daniel Van Hook

Congratulations, Daniel Van Hook! He's the 2022-2023 award recipient for his thesis entitled: Examining Communibiology During Adrenal Stress Scenario Training in Feminist Self-Defense: An Experimental Study.

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Alumna Spotlight: Jinann Alzaghari

Jinann Alzaghari has called SJSU her home since her undergraduate years. Now, a current M.S. Chemical Engineering graduate student, Alzaghari details how the university has shaped her personal and educational journey. 

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Future Student General Information Session

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