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Accredited Programs

The University of the Pacific is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Various programs at Pacific also have specialized accreditations.

School, College, and Departmental Accreditation

School Accrediting Agency Initial Accreditation                              Next Review                                                
University of the Pacific

Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC)

1949

2019 

Conservatory of Music 

National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)

1928

Mar. 31-Apr. 1, 2014

in progress

American Music Therapy Association (AMTA)

1950

June 1, 2014 

in progress

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences    

Pharmacy: Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)

1962 

2015/16 

Physical Therapy: Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

1988

June 30, 2021 

Speech-Language Pathology: Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) 

1973

Oct. 31, 2019 

 Audiology: Council on Academic Accreditation (ASHA)

 

 Submission, 2014

Gladys L. Benerd School of Education 

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

1956

 Spring 2018

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (K-12) (CCTC)

1924

 Spring 2018

McGeorge School of Law 

American Bar Association (ABA)

1969

 Apr. 6-10, 2013

to be scheduled

Member, Association of American Law Schools (AALS)

1974

Apr. 6-10, 2013 

to be scheduled

School of Engineering and Computer Science      

Computer Engineering: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

1982

Sep. 30, 2019 

Computer Science: The Computer Science path leading to a BS degree in Computer Science is accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)

1989

Sep. 30, 2019 

Civil Engineering: Engineering Council of Professional Development (ECPD), Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

1971

 Sep. 30, 2019

Electrical Engineering: Engineering Council of Professional Development (ECPD), Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

1971

Sep. 30, 2019 

Engineering Management: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org

2003

 Sep. 30, 2015

Engineering Physics: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/

1985

Sep. 30, 2019 

Mechanical Engineering: Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org/

1985

Sep. 30, 2019 

Arthur A. Dugoni
School of Dentistry
    

Graduate Orthodontics: American Dental Association (ADA)/Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

1943

CODA/Oct. 28-30, 2014 

in progress

Dentistry: American Dental Association (ADA)/Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

1910

CODA/Oct. 28-30, 2014

Advanced Education in General Dentistry: American Dental Association (ADA)/Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

1991

 CODA/Oct. 28-30, 2014

Dental Hygiene: American Dental Association (ADA)/Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

2003

 ADA/2019

Graduate Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: American Dental Association (ADA)/Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) [in cooperation with Alameda County, California]

1935

CODA/2015 

Eberhardt School of Business

The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International), Since , next review:

1983

Mar. 2-4, 2014

in progress

The College   

Art and Art History: National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)

1980

2021/22

Chemistry: American Chemical Society (ACS)

1955

 ongoing

Sports Sciences: Athletic Training Education Program Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Educational Programs (CAATE)

 2003

 2017/18

 updated November 2014