College of Arts and Sciences
Master of Public Administration

Learning Outcomes

  • Seattle University graduate Public Administration students should be able to:

    • Demonstrate broad understanding of public affairs, policy development, policy analysis, economic analysis, management skills, and organization theory and their applications to public service.
    • Conduct a purposeful inquiry exploring the problem/issue a client is experiencing.
    • Apply critical thinking and appropriate technology for public policy analysis.
    • Work with and for others in ways that translate community need into policy solutions & public service action to promote a just and humane world.
    • Communicate effectively for different audiences & purposes.