School of Health Sciences

Nicoleta Bugnariu, Dean

Programs Offered

Master of Science in Athletic Training (Stockton)

Master of Science in Clinical Nutrition (Sacramento)

Master of Science in Nursing-Entry Level Program (Sacramento)

Master of Physician Assistant Studies (Sacramento)

Master of Social Work (Sacramento)

Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (Stockton)

Bachelor of Science in Speech-Language Pathology Departmental Honors (Stockton)

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (Stockton)

Doctor of Audiology (San Francisco)

Doctor of Health Science (Sacramento)

Doctor of Medical Science (Sacramento)

Doctor of Occupational Therapy (Sacramento)

Doctor of Physical Therapy (Stockton)


Advance the lifelong health and wellness of our diverse communities.


Empower, engage, and prepare all graduates to be transformative professionals and socially-conscious leaders through education, reflection, scholarship, and service.


An innovative school and an impactful community partner, nationally recognized as a leader in transformative healthcare education.


Our shared values are at the heart of who we are and represent what we do best. Our values guide and shape our success by defining the essence of education at Pacific.  This affirmed set of values builds pride and a sense of belonging, and it supports development and engagement through a shared sense of purpose and identity. These values foster a culture that recognizes and rewards the talents and commitment of individuals in our School and cultivate an environment of innovation, inclusiveness and respect. As an integral part of the University of the Pacific, the School of Health Sciences commits to the following PACIFIC VALUES:

Student-centered: Our students come first in everything we do. Student impact is an important consideration in every decision we make. 

Academic Excellence: We have high academic standards focusing on teaching, scholarship, and experiential learning. We invest in individualized attention and long-term relationships that build human potential.

Community Engagement: We are committed to learning from and enhancing our communities. We share a sense of purpose and pride in what we accomplish together.

Diversity & Inclusion: We respect all individuals and embrace the richness our diversity brings to us as an educational community. We recognize and honor differences, creativity, and bridging what is distinct from creating an inclusive environment.

Integrity & Accountability: We demonstrate integrity in our actions. We strive always to do the right thing and hold ourselves and others accountable.

Respect & Civility: We demonstrate genuine concern for others and a willingness to engage in open discourse. We seek to establish common ground and ways to connect with others. We honor and value one another.