A completed application for admission into the certificate courses offered at San Jose Polytechnic University (SJPU) require the successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in the U.S recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or a Bachelor’s degree granted from a university that has been recognized by the appropriate recognized government agency in that country.
The certificate programs at San Jose Polytechnic University (SJPU) are mainly designed for local residents who do not desire a degree and choose not to be a full time student.
International applicants who have received a bachelor’s degree from a non-English speaking country must submit original transcripts evaluated by a NACES approved agency and current scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing Systems (IELTS) examination. Test scores over three years old will not be accepted as a graduate admission decision.
These applicants must submit scores on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) of 550 for the paper based test, 213 for the computer based test or 79 for the internet based test (iBT) and the currently reported mean score for the Test of Spoken English (TSE). Please note that the Admissions Department may waive these requirements if English Language competency is demonstrated during the application or interview process.
Applicants into the Master of Science Degree or Certificate programs at SJPU must have successfully achieved an acceptable score on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) in the last three years.
All inquiries about application or admissions process should be directed to:
San Jose Polytechnic University
Office of Admissions
1631 North 1st Street, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95112
Applications will not be processed and reviewed by the Graduate Admission Committee until all documents have been received along with the application fee.
Deadlines for graduate admission applications are listed below:
For 2017 Spring trimester admission deadline: December 9, 2016
For 2017 Summer trimester admission deadline: April 7, 2017
For 2017 Fall trimester admission deadline: August 11, 2017