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Pacific College of Health and Science

7445 Mission Valley Road, Suite 105

San Diego, CA 92108

United States

Telephone: 619-574-6909


Staff Liaison:Each institution is assigned a staff liaison who is their primary point of contact for accreditation activities. Tamela Hawley

Student Achievement URL:WSCUC Standards require that institutions regularly generate, evaluate, and make public data about student achievement, including measures of retention, and graduation, and evidence of student learning.

Current Accreditation Status:Accredited - Reflects the Commission's finding that the institution is in compliance with the Standards. Accredited

Most Recent Commission Action: June 30, 2023

Granted Candidacy:Candidacy is a status of preliminary affiliation with the Senior College and University Commission, awarded for a maximum of four years following a procedure for institutional review that includes self-study and on-site visitation. Candidacy indicates that the institution meets all or nearly all the Standards at a minimum level. Candidacy is not accreditation and does not ensure eventual accreditation; it means that an institution is progressing toward accreditation. This is the date that the institution was first granted the status of Candidacy with WSCUC. Not all institutions have become accredited with WSCUC through the Candidacy process. 2013

First Accredited:Date the institution was first accredited by WSCUC. 2015

Undergraduate FTE: 257

Graduate FTE: 939

Financial Structure Type:Institutions within the WSCUC region are classified as Non-profit, For-profit or State-supported. For-Profit

Sponsorship:Choices include: No related entity, Proprietary with Parent Board, Religious Control, Multi-institutional system, Other. For more information please see the Related Entities Policy. Proprietary with parent/board

Academic Calendar:The period of time generally extending from September to June; usually equated to 2 semesters or trimesters, 3 quarters, or the period covered by a 4-1-4 calendar system. Trimester

Distributes Federal Financial Aid: Yes

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Accreditation Liaison OfficerDiane Smith LevineSr. Director of Nursing Regulatory Affairs/Institutional
Board of Directors ChairDaniel NeuwirthBoard
Chief Academic OfficerMalcolm YoungrenChief Executive
Chief Executive OfficerMalcolm YoungrenChief Executive
Chief Financial OfficerClaudio PicoVP of
Director Institutional ResearchKevin JerredDirector of Institutional
OPEIDNameCityLocation TypeStatus
03027700Pacific College of Health and Science ChicagoChicagoAdditionalActive
03027700Pacific College of Health and Science New YorkNew YorkAdditionalActive
03027700Pacific College of Health and Science San DiegoSan DiegoMain CampusActive
DegreeDegree LevelYear ImplementedModality
Associate of Applied Science (Massage Therapies)Associate2008On-Site
Associate of Applied Science Holistic Health ScienceAssociate2008On-Site
Associate of Occupational Studies (Massage Therapy)Associate2008On-Site
Associate of Science (Massage Therapy)Associate2011On-Site
Bachelor of Health Science (Asian Holistic Health & Massage)Bachelors2008On-Site
Bachelor of Professional StudiesBachelors2000On-Site
Bachelor of Science Holistic Nursing (completion)Bachelors2012Distance Education
Bachelor of Science Public Health Education and PromotionBachelors2020Distance Education
Bachelor of Science in Nursing (Holistic Nursing)Bachelors2024On-Site
Certificate in Chinese Herbal MedicineNon-degree2019Distance Education
Doctor of AcupunctureProfessional Doctorate2016On-Site
Doctor of Acupuncture (Transitional)Professional Doctorate2016Distance Education
Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine (Transitional)Professional Doctorate2016Distance Education
Doctor of Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specializationProfessional Doctorate2015On-Site
Facial Applications for Cosmetic Enhancement (FACE) CertificateNon-degree2021Distance Education
Health Coach CertificateNon-degree2020Distance Education
Holistic Nursing CertificateNon-degree2017Distance Education
Massage Therapist (Asian Bodywork) CertificateNon-degree2010On-Site
Master (of Science) in AcupunctureMasters2000On-Site
Master of Science (Health and Human Performance)Masters2019Distance Education
Master of Science in Medical Cannabis TherapeuticsMasters2022Distance Education
Master of Science in NursingMasters2020Distance Education
Master(of Science) in Acupuncture with a Chinese herbal medicine specializationMasters1989On-Site
Medical Cannabis CertificateNon-degree2019Distance Education
SeasonYearReview Type
Spring2027Offsite Review
Fall2027Accreditation Visit