Resources for Current Grad Students

Steps for Completing Your Master's Degree

The Graduate Admissions and Program Evaluations (GAPE) website contains valuable information regarding the steps to completing your Master's degree, including all upcoming deadlines for submission of your candidacy form, degree application, and thesis, as well as financial information, academic records, and more.

Thesis Format

A Master's Thesis in the geology department at SJSU follows the format of the Geological Society of America Bulletin. The following documents explain the details of the formatting of your thesis.

Format for Master's Theses in Geology (PDF) - revised April 2009

Guide to GSA Format (PDF)