Currently Accepting Applications for Fall 2013
Apply now for fall 2013! Steps for students interested in fall 2013 enrollment:
1. Fill out the online request information card for the program of your choice. You can choose to receive materials electronically or/and also in the mail.
2. Consider attending the Pacifica Experience or visiting Pacifica!
3. Apply online. After your application has been processed you will receive an email detailing what materials are needed to complete your application. Please consider a June 30 deadline as you prepare your application.
How Do I Apply to Pacifica? You can securely APPLY ONLINE HERE or download and complete an admissions application packet, CLICK HERE.
Learn more about Pacifica's Graduate Degree Programs by attending the next Pacifica Experience.
Saturday, July 20
Registration is required and space is limited. The Pacifica Experience has been designed to give prospective students a comprehensive introduction and orientation to the unique educational features of the school. The program begins promptly at 8:30 am and runs until 6:00 pm.
For more information call 805-969-3626 ext. 103.
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2013-2014 Financial Aid Guide (Click to Download)
The purpose of financial aid is to provide financial assistance to students enrolled on at least a halftime basis in an eligible program at Pacifica. Pacifica's board of trustees, administrators, faculty and staff do all they can to ensure a quality education that is accessible to all students. CLICK HERE for Financial Aid information.
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You are welcome to make a visit to either or both of Pacifica's campuses. To arrange a campus visit and learn more about the degree programs, please call the Admissions office at 805.969.3626 ext 305 or email Wendy Overend, Admissions Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. The best way to see the campuses and explore their resources is to attend a scheduled on-campus Pacifica Experience. For maps and directions to the campuses Click Here. To experience the Ladera Lane virtual tour click here. For a virtual tour of the Lambert campus click here.
Pacifica Graduate Institute Degree Programs and Academic Formats
The M.A. is a Master of Arts Degree, which is generally a two to two-and-a-half year program. Depending on the program, the final project culminates in a thesis or creative project.
The Ph.D. is a Doctor of Philosophy Degree, requiring three years of coursework followed by a dissertation.
The M.A./Ph.D. is a joint degree program where students can earn both a Master of Arts and Doctor of
Philosophy degree. In these joint degree programs, students pass a comprehensive exam before entering the third year of coursework, followed by the dissertation phase.
The Psy.D. is a Doctor of Psychology Degree, requiring four years of coursework and the writing of a Clinical Research Project.
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follow the quarter
of 10-12 weeks of
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Residential programs refers to on-campus
Most programs have either a three
or four-day session on campus three times a
quarter, generally once a month, except
the summer session which includes
a five or
seven day week in residence.
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Hybrid programs combine online
learning with residential
sessions. Students in hybrid
programs come to campus once
a quarter for a four or five-day
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Sessions for each
program are designated
the Lambert Road
Campus or Ladera