Degree/Program Offerings

SF State Awards

  • Bachelor's degrees in 72 academic areas with an additional 39 areas of concentration
  • Master's degrees in 62 academic areas with an additional 28 areas of concentration
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership with 2 concentrations
  • Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in special education
  • Clinical doctorate of physical therapy (D.P.T.), jointly with UC San Francisco
  • 16 credential programs and 41 certificate programs

Degrees Conferred 2018-19

College Number Percent
Business 1,750 23%
Education 282 4%
Ethnic Studies 113 1%
Health & Social Sciences 1,606 21%
Interdisciplinary Studies 4 0.1%
Liberal & Creative Arts 2,268 30%
Science & Engineering 1,543 20%
TOTAL*     7,566  

*Total includes all degrees conferred including those granted to double or triple major. Since each degree is counted, these are not head count data.

Top 10 Undergraduate Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Engineering
  3. Computer Science
  4. Communication Studies
  5. Cinema
  6. Criminal Justice Studies
  7. Psychology
  8. Biology
  9. Child & Adolescent Development
  10. English