University Vision:


The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) will be internationally-recognized for the unprecedented positive impact of its world-class medical research & education programs on the advancement of human healthspan on a global-scale. 

University Mission:


The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) is entrusted with a core Mission of public-benefit to progressively develop and implement medical research & education programs that effectively generate biomedical discoveries & alumni that serve to advance the current state of scientific understanding & treatment of contemporary human diseases. 

University Objectives:


To fulfill its Mission & realize its Vision, the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) is actively engaged in progressively planning, developing & administering innovative & world-class:

  1. Biomedical research programs that aim to discover & develop biomedical knowledge, interventions, and technologies that advance the etiological understanding and treatment of modern human aging-associated diseases. 

  2. Biomedical research education programs that aim to enhance the biomedical research knowledge, skills, abilities, and credentials of its enrolled students.

  3. Medical education & training that produce competent primary care clinicians for areas or populations that are designated as medically underserved by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.

University Core Values


The University aspires to pursue its objectives in support of its mission & vision in a manner that is consistent with the following set of 6 Core Values.



PHSU strives to foster an environment of respect, fairness, honesty, and transparency, while exercising responsible stewardship of resources and public trust.


Excellence & Continuous Quality Improvement

PHSU strives for world-class excellence & continuous evidence-informed quality improvement in everything that it does.



PHSU strives to offer higher-education that is accessible to a global audience & medical research programs that have a positive effect on human healthspan at the global-level. 


Institutional Agility & Entrepreneurism 

PHSU strives to minimize bureaucracy, cost, and institutional inertia in all forms, and will accept appropriate risks in pursuit of opportunity to support its mission. 



PHSU activities are not compromised by partisan politics, institutional or personal allegiances, or sources of financial support.


Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion 

PHSU welcomes and encourages growth through inclusion of diversity of experience, culture, ideas, and opinions among our students, staff, and organizational  partners.  

University Governance

& Authority

The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) is a Private, Non-Profit, American Institution of Medical Research & Higher Education founded in 2016, and formally established under the laws of the State of California in 2017 as an institution powered by a charitable mission to advance human health through the discovery & teaching of biomedical knowledge.  The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) operates under the oversight of an University Board of Governors within the State of California, consistent with Federal and State-level regulations that are relevant to its operations.  

Per Section 94874 of the California Code of Education, the schools of the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) afford the authority to operate as exempt from the approval of the California Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education (BPPE).  To compliment this authority, the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) exercises progressive compliance with contemporary best practices in medical research & higher-education program development and administration. 

Statement on

Accreditation Status*

*As of May, 2020

To support broader opportunities for its future alumni & public trust in its schools, the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) is exercising compliance with organizational standards required for institutional & program-level accreditation by several accrediting agencies recognized by the United States Department of Education & by the California Department of Public Health. The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) proceeds into its first 5-year phase of legal operation in the State of California, on track to receive relevant accreditations by one or more of these agencies by the end of year 2021.