University Vision, Mission, & Objectives

University Vision:

The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) will be a world-class leader in advancing human health & healthspan, recognized for the positive health impact of its international research & education programs in the health-sciences, and for the professional competence of its staff, faculty, students, and alumni. 

University Mission:

Founded and based in the State of California, the Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) is a private, non-profit, international research university with recognized charitable status entrusted with the following core mission of public-interest:  To develop biomedical innovations, biomedical researchers, and clinicians that serve to help advance the scientific understanding, prevention, and treatment of modern human diseases.

University Objectives:

To progressively advance 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


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

The Pacific Health Sciences University (PHSU) is a Private, Non-Profit, American Institution of Medical Research & Higher Education founded in 2016, and legally established under the laws of the State of California in 2017 to operate under the oversight of the University Board of Governors. 

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 higher education program development and delivery. 

Public Statement

on Accreditation

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 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.  

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A Private, Non-Profit, American Institution of Medical Research & Higher Education.  Federal ID Number: 82-3636987. 

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