Personal Education for Your Career Path

By studying at University of the Pacific, you’ll join a community of scholars who go on to excel in their dream careers and earn higher salaries than their peers from other Californian institutions.

The Pathway to a Better Career

Accelerate your career in 30+ graduate programs with world-class instruction, cutting-edge lab research, classroom practicums, field studies and internships.

Select your Graduate or Professional path to get started:


Program Start Term Priority Deadline Final Deadline
Accounting, Macc Fall   Rolling
Athletic Training, MS Summer March 1st May 1st
Audiology, AuD Fall February 1st March 1st
Behavioral Psychology, MA Fall   February 15th
Biological Sciences, MS Fall/Spring   Rolling
Clinical Nutrition, MS Fall March 1st Rolling
Communication, MA Fall/Spring   Rolling
Data Science, MS Fall   Rolling
Education, MA - Teaching Summer II January 6th May 1st
Education, MA - Counseling Psychology Summer III February 15th June 1st
Education, EdD - Counseling Psychology Summer III Febrary 15th June 1st
Education, EdD - Leadership & Innovation Fall January 15th May 31st
Education, EdD - Transformative Action in Education Fall January 15th May 31st
Engineering Science, MS Fall/Spring   Rolling
Health, Exercise & Sport Sciences, MA Fall   Rolling
Juridical Science, JSD Fall/Spring   Rolling
Juris Doctor, JD Fall   April 1st
Law, MS Fall/Spring   Rolling
Master of Laws, LLM Fall/Spring   Rolling
Music Education, MM Fall   Rolling
Music Therapy, MA Fall   Rolling
Occupational Therapy, OTD Spring   June 1st
Pharmacy, PharmD Fall   January 7th
Pharmaceutical & Chemical Sciences, MS/PhD Fall/Spring   Rolling
Physical Therapy, DPT Fall   November 1st
Physician Assistant Studies, MPAS Spring   August 1st
Public Administration, MPA Fall/Spring   Rolling
Public Policy, MPP Fall   Rolling
School Psychology, EdS Fall/Spring   Rolling
Social Work, MSW Fall March 1st July 1st
Advanced Standing Track Spring March 1st September 1st
Speech-Language Pathology, MS Fall   January 15th


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Application materials vary by program, and may include:

  • Official Transcripts
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation

All programs require a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education in the United States or a foreign institution of acceptable standing. A cumulative GPA of 2.65 is required (some programs have higher GPA requirements; please review specific program information prior to applying)

Professional Schools
Professional Programs at University of the Pacific

Pacific offers nationally ranked professional study programs across our three campuses in Sacramento, San Francisco and Stockton.

International Students

Pacific is proud to host students from all corners of the globe. Nearly 13% of our graduate students are international, hailing from 43 different countries. Here you'll find a diverse and vibrant community you'll love to call your home away from home.

Veteran & Military Students

At Pacific we understand the unique needs of our active duty, reserve, and veteran students. It is our mission to help you fully integrate into campus life, take full advantage of the broad range of intellectual and cultural activities offered at Pacific, and to achieve your goals. 

Explore Pacific's Graduate Programs
Not sure which graduate program is right for you?

Join us for a week long virtual event to find the perfect fit!

Monday, September 25th through Friday, October 2nd

Students explore graduate programs at an open house event on the Sacramento campus.
Graduate Admission Events
Explore Pacific Virtually

Although the pandemic changed the way we learn and connect, it hasn’t changed how Pacific supports our students. We regularly host events to help you get a taste of life at Pacific and to answer any questions you might have about our campuses and the surrounding areas.

Tuition & Financial Aid
An Investment in Your Future

An investment in Pacific is an investment in small class sizes, experienced faculty who deliver personal attention, and a robust curriculum that emphasizes career preparation. You'll be immersed in a diverse and vibrant community you'll love to call home.

Audiology student with patient in our on-site clinic.
We're here to help you succeed

We know that the admission process can seem overwhelming. You have our support, anytime. Our admissions counselors are available to help answer your enrollment questions over the phone, through email, or in an individual online appointment.