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College of the Pacific (Liberal Arts and Sciences)

At the center of the broad range of educational opportunities open to students on the Stockton campus is the College of the Pacific, the core division of arts and sciences. Some 1,400 students pursue at least one of the more than 50 major and minor programs offered by the College, and most students in the professional schools also take varying amounts of work within the college of arts and sciences. College of the Pacific offers majors in most of the traditional areas of the physical and life sciences, the humanities and arts and the social and behavioral sciences, as well as a number of inter-disciplinary programs which cut across traditional fields of knowledge.

Conservatory of Music

Students in the Conservatory of Music may choose among majors in composition, performance, music education, music history, jazz studies, music therapy and music management. In addition to these programs currently pursued by 200 students, the Conservatory provides the opportunity for students throughout the University to develop or refine musical skills through courses in applied music, as well as general courses in music, such as music appreciation and music of the world's peoples. The Conservatory also offers minors in music and music management, and graduate degrees and certificates in music therapy and music education.

Eberhardt School of Business

Students in the Eberhardt School of Business are educated for management positions in business, government and not-for-profit organizations. Approximately 600 students are enrolled in the School’s undergraduate and Eberhardt MBA programs in business administration.

Gladys L. Benerd School of Education

The Gladys L. Benerd School of Education prepares students for careers in teaching, school psychology and administration at the elementary and secondary school levels and in higher education. Some 500 students, two-thirds of them at the graduate level, are enrolled in the School of Education and a number of other students take work in the School in preparation for a teaching credential while they pursue a major in one of the other schools or colleges on campus.

School of Engineering and Computer Science

The School of Engineering and Computer Science, with some 650 students, offers eight baccalaureate programs: bioengineering, civil engineering, computer engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, engineering physics, engineering management, and computer science. All engineering degree programs combine academic and practical training with the engineering curricula that require a minimum of seven months of paid engineering related work experience. The school also offers a  Master of Science in Engineering Science degree with four different concentrations: civil engineering, computer & electrical engineering/computer science, engineering management or mechanical engineering.   Masters of Science degrees are also offered in Data Science and Cybersecurity.  

School of International Studies

The School of International Studies is a professional school devoted to the interdisciplinary study of international affairs that offers students three undergraduate majors. Study abroad and competency in at least one second language are central to the curriculum. Students benefit from the school’s internationally recognized cross-cultural training program. Graduates pursue a wide range of careers that includes positions in government, business, non-governmental organizations, and academe.

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

The School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers the Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Some 1,025 students are enrolled in the School, including about 350 undergraduates who pursue pre-pharmacy studies in preparation for beginning the professional program. The Department of Speech-Language Pathology is housed in the School as well as the graduate program in Physical Therapy.

Graduate Programs

The University’s post-baccalaureate division, the Office of Graduate Studies, offers study in teacher credential programs, master’s degrees in 14 disciplines, and doctorates in education, pharmaceutical and chemical sciences, and physical therapy. Students who hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with a qualifying grade point average and appropriate graduate-level entrance examination results, may pursue graduate programs.

Programs include California teaching credentials, the degrees of Education Specialist, Master of Arts or Science, Master of Accounting, Master of Business Administration, Master of Music, Master of Education, Master of Science in Engineering Science, Doctor of Education, or the Doctor of Philosophy. Dual professional-graduate degree programs exist for the MBA/JD and PharmD/MS. PharmD/PhD Chemistry graduate programs are included in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Program.

McGeorge School of Law and A. Dugoni School of Dentistry

In addition to these schools and colleges on the Stockton campus, the University includes the McGeorge School of Law, located in Sacramento, and the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Nearly 1,000 students are enrolled at McGeorge in the full-time and part-time J.D. programs and graduate programs, while the dental school has an enrollment of about 470 predoctoral and international students and 60 post-doctoral residents.