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Graduate and Professional Programs at Pacific


A division of the University of the Pacific offering graduate programs emphasizing distinctive forms of creative scholarship, while training students in the principles and methods of research and developing their professional competence. The goal of graduate education at the University is threefold: to excite and discipline the intellectual capacities of its students, to record and publish the products of intellectual inquiry, and to advance knowledge. To achieve this goal, the Graduate School encourages faculty to work closely with advanced students to create an environment congenial to advanced academic and professional study and to further scholarship and research. More information on applying to a graduate Program at Pacific can be on the prospective student page of the Office of Graduate Studies web site.


Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D.)

Our innovative, eight-semester PharmD curriculum exposes you to the pharmaceutical, administrative, social, behavioral and clinical science aspects of this field.  You can earn a PharmD degree in three years through our accelerated program. University of the Pacific prepares our graduates to become generalist practitioners of pharmacy. The goals and objectives of the curriculum in pharmacy embrace the scope of contemporary practice responsibilities as well as emerging roles that ensure the rational use of drugs in the individualized care of patients as well as in patient populations. Pacific also offers a PharmD/MBA Dual-degree. For more information including other programs, please visit: http://www.pacific.edu/pharmacy.

For information on applying, visit the Pharm D. Admission page at: http://www.pacific.edu/pharmd.

Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

Pacific's physical therapy program prepares lifelong learners who are skilled, reflective, autonomous practitioners. The program is committed to furthering the body of knowledge of physical therapy and providing leadership within the profession advocating for optimal health, wellness and performance for all members of society. We accomplish this through a concise program of study emphasizing evidence-based reasoning and creative skills grounded in the basic and clinical sciences. Our academic program is enhanced by a wide variety of innovative clinical experiences and involvement in professional societies. Please visit the Pacific Doctor of Physical Therapy web site for more information.

Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)

University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry prepares competent general dentists in a humanistic environment. Its graduates have earned a reputation for the highest standards of clinical excellence and are active and successful members of the profession. Visit the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry web site for admission information.

Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.)

The Doctor of Audiology Program continues Pacific's long history of producing graduates who are highly skilled health care practitioners. The program will prepare reflective audiologists for lifelong success by providing an excellent, student-centered learning environment. Students will be mentored in developing leadership, critical thinking skills and a strong commitment to their profession and society. Learn more at pacific.edu/aud.

Juris Doctor  (JD)

Founded in 1924, the University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law has grown into one of the leading law schools in the country. Its 13-acre campus in Sacramento is a dynamic center for legal education, research and training in the skills of legal advocacy. Learn more by visiting the Pacific McGeorge School of Law web site.