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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
ACCOUNTING/BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MAcc, MBA, MBA/JD
PharmD/MBA, MBA
Peace Corps

Fall
Spring
March 1
October 1
BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS Fall
Spring
March 1*
October 1
CHEMISTRY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS, PhD Fall
Spring
February 1*
October 1
COMMUNICATION
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MA Fall
Spring
March 1*
October 1
EDUCATION
Curriculum & Instruction
Educational Administration & Leadership 
Educational/School Psychology 
Prospective student brochure (MA)
Prospective student brochure (EdD)
MA, MEd, EdD, 
EdS, Credential
Fall
Spring
Summer
August 1
October 1
May 1
ENGINEERING SCIENCE
Degree and program page
Prospective Student Brochure
MS Fall
Spring
March 1*
October 1
HEALTH, EXERCISE AND SPORTS SCIENCES
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MA Fall March 1*
MUSIC EDUCATION
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MM Fall March 1*
MUSIC THERAPY/CERTIFICATION
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure 
MA
Certification
Fall March 1*
PHARMACEUTICAL & CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Medicinal Chemistry
Pharmaceutics
Pharmacology
Physiology
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS,
PhD
Fall
Spring
February 1*
October 1
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure

DPT Fall November 3**
PSYCHOLOGY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MA Fall February 15*
SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
Degree and program page
Prospective student brochure
MS Fall February 1

*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.