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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SJSU offers over 120 graduate programs and counting. View all of the programs we offer.
Our outreach and recruiting team is here to help you through your application process.
Learn about the steps you will take as you go through the application process at SJSU.
Find out how your graduate advisor and evaluator can support your progress throughout graduate school.
View options for funding your education.
View thesis and dissertation guidelines, including deadlines, formatting requirements, and more.
Learn how to complete your graduate degree.
Check the university deadlines and requirements to ensure you graduate on time.
From withdrawal to graduation, view all the graduate student forms.
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.
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Featured Spotlights & News
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.
Cynthia Yadira Gonzalez, ’24 MFA Spatial Art, received the 2022 International Sculpture Center’s (ISC) Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award for her piece, “The Beginning of My Oral Fixation Was a Game I Liked to Play.”
As part of Artbox SJ and H&A in Action Initiative, three students were selected to transform utility boxes in South San Jose with their incredible artwork. Among those chosen were two graduate students, Jackelin Solorio, ’22 MFA Spatial Arts and Mark Fisher, ’24 MFA Pictorial Arts.
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