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Graduate Degrees and Programs

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a graduate degree from the University of the Pacific! We invite you to explore all of the opportunities we have available. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns. For information about a specific program, please click on the corresponding link below or feel free to fill out our online inquiry form and we will get back to you within two business days.

International Applicants: Please note that you must turn in all required application materials at least six weeks prior to deadline dates posted below for adequate processing time. Click here for additional International Application requirements.

Graduate Programs and Degrees, including Deadlines.

Program Degree(s) Application
Term(s)
Application
Deadlines
Program Directors
AUDIOLOGY
Inquiry Form
Degree and program page
AuD Fall February 1 Dr. Rupa Balachandran
Director
(415) 400-8225
ACCOUNTING/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Degree and program page
MAcc, MBA, MBA/JD
PharmD/MBA, MBA
Peace Corps

Fall March 1 Dr. Cynthia Eakin
Associate Dean for Graduate
Business Programs
(209) 946-3913
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS Fall
Spring
March 1*
October 1
Dr. Craig Vierra
Department Co-Chair
(209) 946-3024
CHEMISTRY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS
PhD
Fall
Spring
February 1*
October 1
Dr. Andreas Franz
Department Co-Chair
(209) 946-2189
COMMUNICATION
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MA Fall
Spring
March 1*
October 1
Dr. Teresa Bergman
Director
(209) 946-7602
EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction
Educational Administration & Leadership
School Psychology
Prospective student brochure (MA)
Prospective student brochure (EdD)
Prospective student brochure (EdS)
MA,MEd,EdD,Credential
MA, EdD
MA, EdS, EdD


Fall
Spring
Summer
August 1
October 1
May 1
Dr. Marilyn Draheim - (209) 946-2685
Director, Curriculum & Instruction

Dr. Linda Skrla - (209) 946-2686
Director, Educational Administration
& Leadership

Dr. Linda Webster - (209) 946-2197
Director, School Psychology
ENGINEERING SCIENCE
Degree and program page
Prospective Student Brochure
MS Fall
Spring
March 1*
October 1
Dr. Louise Stark
Associate Dean
(209) 946-3071
HEALTH, EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCES
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MA Fall March 1* Dr. Lara Killick
Director
(209) 946-2981
MUSIC EDUCATION
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MM Fall March 1* Dr. Ruth Brittin
Director
(209) 946-2408
MUSIC THERAPY/CERTIFICATION
Inquiry Form
MA degree page
Certificate Equivalency program page
SF Certificate Equivalency program page
Prospective student brochure (MA) 
Prospective student brochure (Certificate) 
Prospective student brochure (SF Certificate) 
MA
Certification
Fall March 1* Dr. Feilin Hsiao
Director
(209) 946-3194
PHARMACEUTICAL & CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS
PhD
Fall
Spring
February 1*
October 1
Dr. Xiaoling Li
Associate Dean, Graduate 
Education & Research
(209) 946-3163
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure

DPT Fall November 3** Dr. Sandra Reina-Guerra
Department Chair
(209) 946-2366
PSYCHOLOGY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MA Fall February 15* Carolynn Kohn
Director
(209) 946-7316
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS Fall January 15 Larry Boles
Director
(209) 946-7490

*Deadlines for Teaching Assistantship applications vary by department. Almost all TA awards are made in the Spring to start in the Fall term.

**All supplemental application materials must be received or postmarked by November 3rd.

Rolling Deadlines: All programs (except Physical Therapy, Psychology, and Speech-Language Pathology) accept applications on a rolling admission, space available basis after the posted deadlines. Applications complete less than 6 weeks prior to the desired term cannot be guaranteed admission. Admissions decisions vary by deparment. Please contact the department directly for additional details.