Academic Units

Arthur A. Dugoni School of Denistry

The Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry has an annual enrollment of approximately 480 predoctoral and international students in DDS degree programs,  about 40 post-doctoral residents enrolled in Master's degree and certificate programs, and roughly 40 students in the undergraduate DH program. 

Benerd College

Benerd College (BC) offers a full spectrum of educational opportunities for a wide variety of students, including traditional undergraduates, advanced degree seekers (masters and doctoral level), returning adult students, and members of the community seeking opportunities for professional and personal development. All Benerd’s programs are designed to be flexible, with the majority offered in the evenings, during weekends, and/or in a hybrid format.   

Benerd offers degrees that prepare students for careers in teaching, school psychology, organizational leadership, criminal justice, and health services administration. The College offers degree completion programs for adult re-entry students. Advanced degrees are offered at both our Stockton and Sacramento campuses. 

Benerd also offers certificate programs that are designed to provide accelerated, affordable, specialized training for career changers and those seeking to upskill. Continuing education and professional development programs are offered as well and are designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of the regional workforce.  Benerd also offers extension courses for existing Pacific undergraduate students who require units to meet their degree requirements.

Additionally, Benerd is home to Pacific Global, Pacific’s one-stop shop for international student support services, English language instruction, and study abroad programs. Benerd College also is home to the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), which provides intellectual engagement for older community members.


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

The Conservatory of Music offers undergraduate degrees in composition, jazz studies, music education, music history, music industry studies, music management, music therapy, and performance, and graduate degrees in music therapy and music education. In addition to these majors, the Conservatory offers minors in jazz studies, music, music history, music theory, music technology and music industry studies.  Additionally, the Conservatory provides opportunities for students throughout the University via participation in ensembles and in general education courses.

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 graduate programs in accounting and business administration.

Graduate School

The Graduate School supports and oversees Pacific's approximately 1150 graduate students pursuing Master's and doctoral degrees in more than 30 graduate programs on all three campuses. Areas of responsibility include graduate admission processing, graduate student support services, recruitment and marketing strategies, review of graduate policies, and new program development. In addition, the Graduate School provides financial assistance to qualified students through its graduate assistantship program.

McGeorge School of Law

The McGeorge School of Law, located in Sacramento, has approximately 600 students who are enrolled in the full-time and part-time J.D. programs and graduate programs.

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. A Masters of Science degree is also offered in Data Science.  

School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences educates students to become essential, highly qualified healthcare providers and leaders in their professional field.  The School of Health Sciences prepares students for patient care through innovative, accelerated curricula, empowering students to contribute to the lifelong wellness of the communities it serves through professional practice.  Experiential clinical education is fundamental to the educational philosophy of the School of Health Science.  All students are provided with invaluable patient contact experiences, guided by skilled clinicians, to prepare them to become practice-ready graduates. An intentional emphasis on inter-professional education and practice in all School of Health Sciences programs prepares graduates to provide outstanding patient care as integral members of the healthcare team.

The School of Health Sciences administrative offices are located on the Sacramento campus with academic programs on all three of Pacific’s campuses.  The academic programs include Audiology (San Francisco); Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, and Speech-Language Pathology (Stockton); Clinical Nutrition, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant Studies, and Social Work (Sacramento); and on-line Doctor of Health Science and Doctor of Medical Science programs. 

School of International Studies

The School of International Studies is devoted to the interdisciplinary study of international affairs and offers students a BA in International Relations and minors in International Studies and Anthropology. 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 

The School of Pharmacy 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.