Grad Preview Week Fall 2021

New Graduate Students

The Division of Graduate Studies will host our annual virtual Grad Preview Week October 25 – October 29. Grad Preview Week includes a series of program workshops, info-sessions, presentations, Cal State Apply application workshops, prospective student office hours, department specific events, all of which showcase graduate education and the opportunities San Francisco State has to offer. Please join us!

Grad Preview 2021
EVENT TITLE: DESCRIPTION DATE & TIME ZOOM LINK PROGRAM MATERIALS
Engineering Department: Electrical and Computer Engineering Info Session with Grad Coordinator & Grad Students Monday, October 25, 10:00-11:00AM (PT) Details School of Engineering Brochure

Lam Family College of Business, Graduate Programs: Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Graduate Business Programs but Were Afraid to Ask

Monday, October 25, 10:00-11:00AM (PT)

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Political Science: Q and A with Graduate Coordinator of Political Science MA Program.

Monday, October 25, 10:00-11:00AM (PT)

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Communication Studies: Come and learn more about the Communication MA program! We will have a live information where you can meet the graduate committee, and the department's faculty.

Monday, October 25, 11:00-12:00PM (PT)

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Public Health: Interested in learning more about the Master of Public Health Program at SF State? Register for this asynchronous, virtual information session. Monday, October 25, 11:00-12:00PM (PT) Details Program Flyer
Engineering Department: Info Session on Structural and Earthquake Engineering Monday, October 25, 12:00AM-1:00PM (PT) Details Engineering Scholars Brochure
Mathematics Departments Q&A about the MA in Math and MS in Statistical Data Science Monday, October 25, 12:00-1:00PM (PT) Details Mathematics Brochure

Statistical Data Science Brochure

Public Administration: Info Session and Q&A with the MPA Program Coordinator

Monday, October 25, 12:00-1:00PM (PT)

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Pre-Health Profession: Come and meet the students of the Pre-Health Post-Bac certificate program. The panel will consist of current students in the Post-Bac certificate program.

Monday, October 25, 12:00-1:00PM (PT)

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Graduate Student Panel Discussion: Are you thinking about graduate school? Join our Graduate Student Panel Discussion to hear from current and recent graduate student alumni as they share challenges and successes of graduate school life at SF State. Monday, October 25, 12:00-1:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Fellowship Application Outcomes: Fellowship Application Outcomes: Learn about the benefits of applying for CSU and national fellowships by following the progress of several SF State fellowship applicants who have pursued their dreams through the fellowships they've won. Monday, October 25, 1:00-2:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting
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Computer Science: Long-standing Master's Program and NEW. Master's program in Data Science & AI! Monday, October 25, 2:00-2:30PM (PT) Details  
Design: Info Session for prospective students Monday, October 25, 2:00-2:45PM (PT) Details MA Design Information Brochure
Humanities: The Coordinator and faculty in the Humanities MA program will offer an overview of the curriculum and degree requirements, and answer any questions students may have about the program. Monday, October 25, 3:00-4:00PM (PT) Details

Physics & Astronomy: Dept. of Physics & Astronomy Colloquium, hosted by Prof. Charli Sakari. Invited speaker Dr. Benjamin Hendricks (Software Engineer, SoundSpace Analytics) will give a presentation "From Sea to Sky: Applying Physics to Discover the Universe Above and Below."

Monday, October 25, 3:30-4:30PM (PT)

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English: A roundtable session with MA Literatures Faculty

Monday, October 25, 4:30-5:30PM (PT)

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Physics & Astronomy: Overview of Physics & Astronomy M.S. Degrees at S.F. State, Q&A with Dept. Chair & Faculty.

Monday, October 25, 4:45-5:45PM (PT)

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Department of Counseling: Working as a Professional Counselor. Department of Counseling Alumni Panel

Monday, October 25, 6:00-7:00PM (PT)

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Psychology: General Open House session for students interested in graduate programs in psychology.

Monday, October 25, 6:00-7:00PM (PT)

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Communication Studies: Come and learn more about the Communication MA program! We will have a live information where you can meet the graduate committee, and the department's faculty.

Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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English: MA English TESOL Classroom visit/observation. ENG 734 Curriculum and Assessment - Dr. Priya Abeywickrama

 

Tuesday, October 26, 11:00AM-1:00PM (PT)

Email Professor Priya Abeywickrama (abeywick@sfsu.edu) for Zoom link.

 

Political Science: Q and A with MA Students.

Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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Pre-Health Profession: Join us to learn about our application process to our program and gain advice on academic preparation, answering our essay questions and gaining letters of recommendation.

Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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Communication Studies: Come and learn more about the Communication MA program! We will have a live information where you can meet the graduate committee, and the department's faculty.

Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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SF State Scholar Program in Chemistry: An accelerated path to a Master's degree.

Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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Passcode: 529728

 

 

Division of Graduate Studies and Career Services & Leadership Development - Is Grad School Right for Me? Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Division of Graduate Studies: Cal State Apply Workshop. Need support with your CAL STATE APPLY application? Want some help getting started? Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-12:30PM (PT) Details  
Design Department: San Francisco State Scholars Program opportunity (4+1) Tuesday, October 26, 12:00PM-12:45PM (PT) Details Program Website

Biology Department: A question and answer session about the department graduate program.

Tuesday, October 26, 11:00AM – 12:00PM (PT)

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International Relations: International Relations graduate program and SF Scholars Program Information Session

Tuesday, October 26, 2021 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM (PT)

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School of Nursing: Graduate program information session and Q&A.

Tuesday, October 26, 1:00PM-2:00PM (PT)

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Economics: Faculty from the Economics and Q/A session about the MS Quantitative Economics program Department will hold an information. Tuesday, October 26, 2:00PM-3:00PM (PT) Details

Philosophy: This session will provide an overview of the graduate program in philosophy, with an emphasis on the kinds of research interests our faculty have and the kinds of topics graduate students are likely to study during their time at SFSU.

Tuesday, October 26, 3:00PM-4:00PM (PT)

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Classics: Drop-in session to learn more about the newly revised M.A. program in Classics.

Tuesday, October 26, 3:00PM-4:00PM (PT)

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School of Cinema: Everything You Wanted to Know about MA and MFA program. Panel discussion with Prof. Steve Choe, MA coordinator and Weimin Zhang, MFA. Tuesday, October 26, 3:00PM-4:00PM (PT) DetailsPasscode: 576667 Program Flyer

Women and Gender Studies: A Zoom presentation and Q&A about the Women and Gender Studies MA with WGS Graduate Coordinator Prof. Martha Kenney.

Tuesday, October 26, 3:00PM-4:00PM (PT)

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English: MA English TESOL Classroom visit/observation (virtual). ENG 732 Teaching Reading and Writing - Dr. Robert Kohls

 

 

Tuesday, October 26, 4:00PM-5:00PM (PT)

Email Professor Robert Kohls (rkohls@sfsu.edu) for Zoom link.

Financial Aid: Presentation on financial aid for graduate students Tuesday, October 26, 5:00PM-6:00PM (PT Details
Passcode: 275283
Financial Aid Website

Chinese: An academic panel with faculty and graduate students discusses the MA Chinese program.

 

Tuesday, October 26, 5:00PM-6:00PM (PT)

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Early Childhood Education: Presentations and discussions with panels on the career opportunities and possibilities in the field of Early Childhood Education. Tuesday, October 26, 6:00PM-7:00PM (PT) Details  
Psychology: Clinical Psychology Graduate Open House Tuesday, October 26, 6:00PM-7:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  

Department of Counseling: Becoming a Professional Counselor. Department of Counseling Student Perspective.

Tuesday, October 26, 7:00PM-8:00PM (PT)

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Psychology: Developmental Psychology Graduate Open House Tuesday, October 26, 7:00PM-8:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Division of Graduate Studies: International Graduate Admission - Advance your Future. This session is focused on international student’s needs. We will introduce our school, talk about the benefits of a Graduate Education, our faculty, costs, opportunities and much more Wednesday, October 27, 9:00-10:00AM (PT) Details  

Physics & Astronomy: Take a virtual tour of the Professor AKM Newaz's Quantum Materials and Nanodevice Laboratory.

Wednesday, October 27, 10:00-11:00AM (PT)

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Professional Programs at SF State College of Extended Learning: Overview of Professional Programs available through College of Extended Learning at SF State Wednesday, October 27, 11:00-12:00PM (PT) TBD  
Engineering Department: Info session with Electrical and Computer Engineering grad advisor & current Grad Students Wednesday, October 27, 11:00-12:00PM (PT) Details

Program Website

Program Website

Chemistry & Biochemistry: Meet with the Graduate Coordinator to learn about the master's program in Chemistry & Biochemistry at SF State.

Wednesday, October 27, 12:00-1:00PM (PT)

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Pre-Health Profession: We invite you to speak with our admissions coordinators. This opportunity is intended for students interested in pursuing an educational path and career in the health professions.

Wednesday, October 27, 12:00-1:00PM (PT)

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History: A roundtable with current graduate students and faculty in the award-winning History Department at San Francisco State, followed by questions and answers about applying for the Masters of Arts in History and Certificate in History Education. Wednesday, October 27, 1:00-2:00PM (PT) Details Program Flyer

Educational Leadership Doctoral Program: Please join our information session to discover more about the doctoral program at SF State

Wednesday, October 27, 1:00-2:00PM (PT)

RSVP by contacting cjcollins@sfsu.edu

 

 

English: MA English TESOL Talk -Guest Lecture (virtual).

Wednesday, October 27, 1:00-2:00PM (PT)

Email matesol@sfsu.edu for Zoom link.

 

English: MA English TESOL Open House (virtual). Conversation with MA English TESOL faculty, staff, and students

Wednesday, October 27, 2:00-3:00PM (PT)

Email: matesol@sfsu.edu for Zoom link.

 

Theatre & Dance: 1 hour Q/A with the Graduate Committee Wednesday, October 27, 2:00PM-3:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details

Theatre & Dance Brochure

Youtube Link

Youtube Link

Gerontology: Prospective Student Informational Session Wednesday, October 27, 2:00-3:00PM (PT) Details

Gerontology Brochure

Gerontology Spring 2022 Flyer

Division of Graduate Studies: SF State Scholar (Bachelors + Masters) Program Information Session Wednesday October 27, 2:00-3:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  

Social Work: Information session with MSW Graduate Coordinator and MSW faculty.

Wednesday October 27, 2:00-3:00PM (PT)

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Kinesiology: Drop-in to ask questions about the Master's program in Kinesiology

Wednesday October 27, 3:30-4:30PM (PT)

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English: MA English TESOL Classroom visit/observation (in person). ENG 826 Second Language Acquisition - Dr. Maricel Santos. Proof of vaccination and mask required to attend.

 

Wednesday October 27, 4:00-5:00PM (PT)

Email Professor Maricel Santos (mgsantos@sfsu.edu) for more information.

 

Broadcast & Electronic Communication: This Zoom session offers a chance to learn about Master of Arts AND the brand new Master of Fine Arts in Broadcast & Electronic Communication Arts! Wednesday October 27, 4:00-5:30PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details

Comparative and World Literature: A sampling of our department's current MA research interests will be presented through 3 Minute Thesis presentations!

Wednesday October 27, 4:00-5:300PM (PT)

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English: A Current MA Literatures Graduate Student Q & A (virtual).

Wednesday October 27, 5:00-6:00PM (PT)

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Psychology: School Psychology Graduate Open House Wednesday October 27, 5:00-6:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Public Administration: Get tips on how to make the most out of the MPA Program from three recent alumni. They will reflect on their success and challenges, share lessons learned, and provide tips about classes, school-life-balance, and professional development Wednesday October 27, 5:00-6:00PM (PT) Details  
Division of Graduate Studies: Impressive Graduate School Application Workshop Wednesday October 27, 5:30-7:00PM (PT) Details
Psychology: Mind, Brain, Behavior Psychology Graduate Open House Wednesday, October 27, 6:00PM -7:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Counseling Department: This session is designed as a follow-up to the Department of Counseling's Information Session video (https://youtu.be/sTCimphDxaQ). The session is intended to answer questions that were not answered in the video. The format will be structured based on questions submitted by registrants in the session registration processed Wednesday, October 27, 6:00-7:300PM (PT) Pre-registration is required and the link for registration will be available beginning October 1 on the Department's website: https://counseling.sfsu.edu/admissions Youtube Link

Museum Studies: Meet Museum Studies students, staff, and alumni for a conversation about careers in museums.

Wednesday, October 27, 6:00PM -7:00PM (PT)

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Psychology: Social, Personality, and Affective Science Psychology Graduate Open House Wednesday, October 27, 7:00PM -8:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Design: Info Session for prospective students Wednesday, October 27, 7:30PM -8:15PM (PT) Details MA Design Information Brochure
Computer Science: long-standing Master's Program and NEW. Master's program in Data Science & AI! Thursday, October 28, 11:00AM-11:30AM (PT) Details  
Division of Graduate Studies: Letters of Recommendation and Personal Statements for Graduate Applications. Thursday, October 28, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT) Details  

English: A Q & A session with English Literatures program faculty for M.A. Literatures applicants (virtual).

Thursday, October 28, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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Pre-Health Post Bac Advising: Learn more about our program’s pre-health advising by attending this overview of an advising session, including a discussion on how to calculate relevant GPAs. Some brief Q&A will follow

Thursday, October 28, 12:00PM-1:00PM (PT)

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Physical Therapy Department: Please join our Doctor of Physical Therapy students for a wide-ranging forum and Q+A about our joint UCSF/SFSU Physical Therapy program. Thursday, October 28, 12:00PM-1:30PM (PT) Details DPT Program Brochure
Engineering Department: Hardware Development for Machine Learning in SFSU. Research activities in Dr. Jiang’s group Thursday, October 28, 12:30PM-1:00PM (PT) Details  
Engineering Department: Research Presentation by Faculty Electrical & Computer Engineering Thursday, October 28, 12:00PM-3:00PM (PT) Details  

English: Meet with the MA Linguistics Graduate Coordinator and Computational Linguistics Certificate Coordinator to learn more about the programs.

Thursday, October 28, 1:00PM-2:00PM (PT)

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Physics & Astronomy: Take a virtual tour of Prof. Huizhong Xu’s Nano-Opto-Biophysics Laboratory.

Thursday, October 28, 2:00PM-3:00PM (PT)

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Engineering Department: Engineering Education Research at SFSU Thursday, October 28, 2:30PM-3:00PM (PT) Details  
Ethnic Studies: Q&A session with Ethnic Studies Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Katynka Martinez. Thursday, October 28, 3:00PM-4:00PM (PT) Details

Counseling: Faculty in the College Counseling Specialization will facilitate a conversation about the field of College Counseling as well as the graduate program in the Department of Counseling

Thursday, October 28, 3:00PM-4:00PM (PT)

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Educational Leadership Doctoral Program: Please join our information session to discover more about the doctoral program at SF State

Thursday, October 28, 4:00PM-5:00PM (PT)

RSVP by contacting cjcollins@sfsu.edu

 

 

English Composition: Come meet faculty who teach in the M.A. English Composition program! You'll have the opportunity to learn more about the program.

Thursday, October 28, 4:00PM-5:00PM (PT)

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Counseling: Dr. Emerald Templeton, alumna and lecturer faculty from the Department of Counseling, will share insights and research about the experiences of students of color and students from other marginalized communities in graduate school.

Thursday, October 28, 5:00PM-6:00PM (PT)

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Social Work: Information session with MSW Graduate Coordinator and MSW faculty.

Thursday, October 28, 5:00PM-6:00PM (PT)

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Sexuality Studies: MA Program Information Session

Thursday, October 28, 5:30PM-6:30PM (PT)

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Public Administration: Information session for the Willie Brown Graduate Fellowship for SF State MPA students

Thursday, October 28, 6:00PM-7:00PM (PT)

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Counseling: Hear from alumni from the Department of Counseling who have gone on to pursue doctoral studies in education, psychology and counseling

Thursday, October 28, 6:00PM-7:00PM (PT)

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Psychology: Industrial-Organizational Psychology Graduate Open House Thursday, October 28, 7:00PM-8:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Special Education: This workshop will inform potential candidates about the graduate programs in the Department of Special Education and the career options in the field. Friday, October 29, 12:00-1:00PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  

Pre-Health: Beyond academic preparation, the PHPCP helps its students with all the aspects of applying to health professional schools. This session provides a snapshot of how we prepare our students to write an effective personal statement, complete their application, and hone their interviewing skills.

Friday, October 29, 12:00-1:00PM (PT)

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Counseling: Introduction to SF State Career Counseling Master's degree program

Friday, October 29 12 - 1 PM (PT)

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Contact: Dr. Elif Balin, ebalin@sfsu.edu

 

Anthropology: Activism and Advocacy in Anthropology Careers

Friday, October 29, 1:30-3:00PM (PT)

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Please RSVP for the Zoom passcode: mlincoln@sfsu.edu

Computer Science: long-standing Master's Program and NEW. Master's program in Data Science & AI! Friday, October 29, 2:00-2:30PM (PT) Register in advance for this meeting: Details  
Humanities: The Humanities M.A. students are opening up their weekly Friday colloquium, currently held via Zoom, to prospective students who want to hear directly from current students in the program. Friday, October 29, 3:00-4:00PM (PT) Details RSVP to Professor Ruotolo by Thursday (if possible): ruotolo@sfsu.edu.  

Art: Q&A session on the MFA in Art in the School of Art

Friday, October 29, 3:30-4:30PM (PT)

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Creative Writing: Write with Us: Panel on the MFA Program in Creative Writing

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