Graduate Information and Requirements

We appreciate your interest in pursuing a graduate career at San José State University. In this section you will find out more about SJSU, the programs we offer, our application process and requirements, and important deadlines and forms related to applying for graduate admission. Some additional external links that might be of interest to prospective students are also listed, including information about housing and other available services.

College of Graduate Studies
Admission - Graduate Programs (Doctoral, Master's, Credential, and Advanced Certificates)
Grading System for Graduate Work
Academic Standards - Graduate Students
Disqualification and Probation - Graduate Students
Graduate Work in Special Session
Graduate Work in Open University
Transfer Credit in the Graduate Program
Repeat Policy - Graduate
Change of Graduate Program for Graduate Students
Graduate Degree - Change in Classification Status
Masters Degree - Advancement to Candidacy
Graduation- Masters
Doctorate Degree- Advancement to Candidacy
Graduation- Doctorate
Graduate Degree - Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement (GWAR)
Master's Thesis Requirements
Doctoral Dissertation and Project Requirements
Dissertation - Doctor of Education Degree
Doctoral Project Requirements - Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree
Required Enrollment for Culminating Graduate Students - 1290R
Institutional Review Board - Human Subjects Research
Graduation - Facilitation
Master's Degree - Second (Sequential and Simultaneous)
Interdisciplinary Studies Program - Master's
Graduate Degree - Time Limits- Masters
Graduate Degree - Time Limits- Doctoral
Graduate Degree - Leave of Absence- Masters
Graduate Degree - Leave of Absence- Doctoral
Latin Honors - Not Available for Graduate Students
Research - Office of Research
Organized Research and Training Units