Welcome to Graduate Affairs!
Graduate Affairs provides leadership and support to scholars engaged in over 100 master’s, doctoral, and advanced certificate programs at San Diego State. In collaboration with faculty, staff and students across the sciences, engineering, humanities, social sciences, arts, education and business, our team strives to ensure the integrity and high quality of graduate degrees, and facilitate their timely completion.
Summer Deadlines - coming February 2020
- Spring 2020 classes will begin on January 22nd.
- The deadline to apply for Spring or Summer 2020 graduation is February 4th. Applications must be submitted through WebPortal or contact our office for the paper application.
- Thinking about graduate school? UCSD is hosting a GEM GRAD Lab on February 7-8.
San Diego State University excels in innovation, research, and creative activities due in a large part to the success of our graduate students. For many graduate programs, these accomplishments culminate in a thesis or dissertation that is expected to be of the highest quality for the field. Because research expectations and requirements vary widely, students are generally expected to develop a research plan with their Graduate Advisor or Thesis Chair in their first semesters at SDSU.
Mysteries of the Microbiome Spark a Lifelong Passion
A mix of curiosity and motivation fueled Pedro Torres during his doctoral studies at SDSU, where he authored 12 scientific papers, including one with positive implications for women's health. Read more about Pedro Torres.