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

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

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Law - JD

A juris doctor degree from McGeorge School of Law is a gateway to dozens of legal career opportunities. Our program gives you opportunities to apply legal theory to practice and develop lawyering skills. We offer real-world electives to immerse you in lawyer-like settings with active hands-on methods of instruction to integrate legal theory with professional skills.
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U.S. Law & Policy - LLM

McGeorge offers advanced graduate law programs focusing on U.S. law and policy to both U.S. and foreign-trained attorneys. Our international law program is consistently ranked by U.S. News World Report as one of the top 20 international law programs in the U.S.
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Leadership & Innovation - EdD

Our Doctorate in Education, Leadership and Innovation program was made for innovators and creators in their fields. Our programs offer a unique and transformative experience for practitioners interested in the study and practice of learning, leadership, and change. Our students focus on a system and innovation perspective to make real and lasting changes in our learning system.
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Leadership, Leading for Social Impact - MA

The program will develop skills and perspectives to enact ethical and sustainable change in one's community, organization or beyond.
Graduate Music Education student

Music Education - MM

Designed for students with an undergraduate degree in music education, the degree offers a core course of study along with numerous electives in music and education providing an individualized program that caters to specific career goals.
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Music Therapy - MA

A graduate-level program designed for students with an undergraduate degree in music or fields related to music therapy who seek both entry- and advanced-level training in music therapy. Choose between a 2-year or 3-year path.
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Nursing - ELMSN

University of the Pacific is expanding its health science programs on the Sacramento campus to offer an accelerated graduate nursing degree program.
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Occupational Therapy - OTD

Occupational therapists help people to engage in the occupations that are personally meaningful to them. At Pacific, occupational therapy academic coursework and fieldwork are integrated into a curriculum that is founded on a biopsychosocial model, which is client-centered and designed to meet the diverse needs of our communities.
Benerd graduate students work together in the classroom

Organizational Learning & Effectiveness - MA

Organizations need innovation more than ever, and you can help bring rapid change that matters with a Master of Arts in Leadership, concentration in Organizational Learning and Effectiveness. This program provides a completely unique learning experience where you will work with others to make organizational changes that keep people at the center.
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Orthodontics - MS, Certificate

One of the leading programs in the U.S., it is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and recognized for educational eligibility by the American Board of Orthodontics. The 27-month curriculum combines didactic courses, clinical experience and research.
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Pharmaceutical & Chemical Sciences - MS, PhD

This collaborative program between the School of Pharmacy and the Department of Chemistry will prepare you for a career in the increasingly complex and integrated realms of pharmaceutical, chemical and biotechnological research. Our unique, student-centered and interdisciplinary approach will meet your individual education goals.
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Pharmacy - PharmD

This program trains pharmacists who are problem-solvers, innovators and leaders. Through experiential learning and peer collaboration, you will gain a skill set and experience that opens doors to the many settings where pharmacists play a key role, from hospitals to pharmaceutical research and development.