Degree Programs

Graduate Programs

The following graduate degree programs are offered through admissions at San José State University. To learn more about the requirements for these programs, visit our Degree Program Requirements page.

If you are interested in applying to SJSU, please visit our Want to Apply.

Accountancy Program

  Certificate, Accounting Fundamentals (Special Session Program)

  Certificate, Advanced Accounting Topics

  MS, Accountancy

Aerospace Engineering Department

  MS, Aerospace Engineering

Anthropology Department

  MA, Applied Anthropology

Applied Data Science Department

  MS, Data Analytics

Archives and Records Administration Program

  MARA, Archives and Records Administration (Special Session Program)

Art and Art History Department

  MA, Art, Art History and Visual Culture

  MFA, Art, Digital Media Art

  MFA, Art, Photography

  MFA, Art, Pictorial Art

  MFA, Art, Spatial Art

Audiology Program

  AuD, Doctor of Audiology

Bioinformatics Program

  MS, Bioinformatics

Biological Sciences Department

  MBT, Master Biotechnology

  MA, Biological Sciences

  MS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Ecology and Evolution

  MS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Physiology

  MS, Biological Sciences, Concentration in Molecular Biology and Microbiology

Biomedical Engineering

  MS, Biomedical Engineering

  MS, Biomedical Engineering, Concentration Biomedical Devices


  Certificate, Accounting Fundamentals (Special Session Program)

  Certificate, Advanced Accounting Topics

  Certificate, Business Analytics (Special Session Program)

  Certificate, Advanced Global Leadership (Special Session Program)

  MBA, Early Career MBA

  MBA, MBA for Professionals (Special Session Program)

  MS, Accountancy

  MS, Taxation (Special Session Program)

  MS, Transportation Management (Special Session Program)

Chemical and Materials Engineering Department

  MS, Chemical Engineering

  MS, Materials Engineering

Chemistry Department

  MA, Chemistry

  MS, Chemistry

Chicana & Chicano Studies Department

  MA, Chicana & Chicano Studies

Child and Adolescent Development, Department of

  MA, Child and Adolescent Development

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department

  MS, Civil Engineering

Communication Studies Department

  MA, Communication Studies

Computer Engineering

  MS, Computer Engineering

  MS, Software Engineering

  MS, Software Engineering (various concentrations)

Computer Science Department

  MS, Computer Science

  MS, Bioinformatics

  MS, Data Science (joint program with the Mathematics Department)

Criminology Program

  MS, Criminology, Concentration in Global Criminology (Special Session

Economics Department

  MA, Economics

  MA, Economics, Concentration in Applied Economics

Education - Communicative Disorders and Sciences, Department of

  MA, Education, Concentration in Speech Pathology

Education - Counselor Education, Department of

  MA, Education, Concentration in Counseling and Student Personnel

  Credential, Pupil Personnel Services

Education - Ed.D. Educational Leadership

  EdD, Educational Leadership

Education - Educational Leadership, Department of

  Credential, Educational Leadership, Administrative Services Credential

  MA, Educational Leadership, Concentration in Administration and Supervision

  MA, Emancipatory Leadership for Schools

Education - Special Education, Department of

  Credential, Education Specialist Preliminary Teaching Credential: Early 
  Childhood Special Education

  Credential, Education Specialist Teaching Credential: Clear Education
  Specialist Induction

  Credential, Education Teaching Specialist Credential: Mild/Moderate 

  Credential, Education Teaching Specialist Credential: Moderate/Severe 

  MA, Education, Concentration in Special Education

Education - Teacher Education, Department of

  Credential, Single Subject

  Credential, Multiple Subject

  MA, Education, Concentration in Curriculum and Instruction (LACES)

Electrical Engineering Department

  MS, Electrical Engineering

Engineering Management Program

  MS, Engineering

English and Comparative Literature

  MA, English

  MFA, English, Creative Writing

Environmental Studies, Department of

  MS, Environmental Studies

General Engineering Program

  MS, Engineering

Geography Department

  MA, Geography

Geology Department

  MS, Geology

Health Science and Recreation Department

  MPH, Public Health

History Department

  MA, History

Industrial and Systems Engineering

  MS, Engineering Management

  MS, Human Factors/Ergonomics

  MS, Industrial and Systems Engineering

Information School

  Credential, California Library Media Teacher Services

  Certificate, Strategic Management of Digital Assets and Services (Special
  Session Program)

  Certificate, Post Master's in Library and Information Science (Special Session

  MLIS, Library and Information Science (also offered in Special Session)

  MARA, Archives and Records Administration (Special Session Program)

  MS, Informatics

Interdisciplinary Studies

  MA, Interdisciplinary Studies

  MS, Interdisciplinary Studies

Journalism and Mass Communications

  MS, Mass Communications

Justice Studies Department

  Certificate, Collaborative Response to Family Violence (Special Session 

  MS, Justice Studies

  MS, Criminology, Concentration in Global Criminology (Special Session 

Kinesiology Department

  MA, Kinesiology

  MA, Kinesiology, Concentration in Athletic Training

  MA, Kinesiology, Concentration in Exercise Physiology

  MA, Kinesiology, Concentration in Sport Management

  MA, Kinesiology, Concentration in Sport Studies

Linguistics and Language Development Department

  MA, Linguistics

  MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Mass Communications Program

  MS, Mass Communications

Materials Engineering Program

  MS, Materials Engineering

Mathematics and Statistics Department

  MA, Mathematics

  MS, Mathematics

  MS, Statistics

  MS, Data Science (joint program with the Computer Science Department)

Mechanical Engineering Department

  MS, Mechanical Engineering

Medical Product Development Management

  MS, Medical Product Development Management

Meteorology and Climate Science Department

  MS, Meteorology

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

  MS, Marine Science

Music and Dance, School of

  MA, Music Education (Summer Program)

  MM, Music

Nursing, School of

  MS, Nursing

  MS, Nursing, Concentration in Family Nurse Practitioner (Special Session)

  Certificate, Post Master's Nurse Educator

  DNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice 

Nutrition, Food Science and Packaging Department

  MS, Nutritional Science

Occupational Therapy Department

  MS, Occupational Therapy

  Certificate, Mindfulness Based Occupational Therapy

Philosophy Department

  MA, Philosophy

Physics and Astronomy Department

  MS, Physics

  MS, Physics, Concentration in Computational Physics

  MS, Physics, Concentration in Modern Optics

Political Science Department

  Masters, Public Administration

Psychology Department

  MA, Psychology, Concentration in Research and Experimental Psychology

  MS, Psychology, Concentration in Clinical Psychology

  MS, Psychology, Concentration in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Quality Assurance Program

  MS, Quality Assurance

Science Education Program

  MA, Science Education

Social Work Program

  MSW, Master of Social Work

  MSW, Master of Social Work- Hybrid (Special Session Program)

Software Engineering Program

  MS, Software Engineering

  MS, Software Engineering (various concentrations)

Sociology and Interdisciplinary Social Sciences Department

  MA, Sociology

Statistics Program

  MS, Statistics

Taxation Program

  MS, Taxation (Special Session Program)

TESOL Program

  MA, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Transportation Management Program

  MS, Transportation Management (Special Session Program)

Urban and Regional Planning Department

  MUP, Urban Planning

World Languages and Literatures

  MA, Spanish


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