Professional Studies and Fine Arts

Professional Studies and Fine Arts

PSFA is...


Connecting College - Community - Career

About Professional Studies and Fine Arts

PSFA really views its connection to the local and global community as a “laboratory for learning.” Our 5,000 majors and nearly 300 faculty members are engaged in the community through applied research, in-class service opportunities, public performances and presentations that provide meaningful and real-world learning experiences for PSFA students. An educational experience that prepares the student to engage in the world-wide community through creativity, involvement, leadership, and innovation is the hallmark of the PSFA experience.

  • On average, PSFA places 600 students in professional internships each year
  • PSFA is the only College at SDSU to offer an International Minor
  • PSFA offers nearly 100 scholarship opportunities with a value of more than $450,000
  • The L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management is able to boast a 100 percent placement rate for its graduates due to relationships with global partners
  • Nearly 65 percent of all K-12 music teachers in San Diego County were educated in the School of Music and Dance
  • The School of Communication offers the only degree in Health Communication in the state
  • The School of Theatre, Television and Film is one of only two schools in the U.S. to offer an MFA in Musical Theatre