New Graduate Programs and Certificates

Posted by Caitlin Joyce on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 1:15 PM PST

As alumni of Seattle University you are already familiar with the outstanding education SU offers. You have experienced the passionate professors, small class sizes and nationally recognized programs first hand. Are you ready to come back for more? Five of Seattle University schools and colleges have launched five new advanced degrees, seven certificate programs and introduced improvements to existing degree programs to help you reach your career goals.

There’s never been a more exciting time to return to Seattle University for graduate school and as alumni of Seattle University your $55.00 application fee is waived. 

Don’t take our word for it. See the newest graduate degrees and certificates Seattle U has to offer. 


 Albers School of Business and Economics

Masters Degree:
Business Analytics (in partnership with the College of Science and Engineering)
The Master of Science in Business Analytics program (MSBA) will train individuals with a strong knowledge of decision and data sciences, capable of  solving complex problems, with multiple variables and goals, over multiple periods and subject to risk, and of detecting patterns, establishing new hypotheses, and in general taking advantage of the vast amounts of high-frequency data that are nowadays available to businesses.

College of Arts and Sciences 

Masters Degree:
This Master in Social Work degree builds on our strong BSW degree program and meets a growing demand for social workers with advanced degrees. The program offers two degree opportunities. The 2-Year MSW is now accepting applications for a September 2016 start. A 10-month Advanced Standing MSW, designed for individuals who have a Bachelor in Social Work (BSW) from an accredited program, will be implemented in August 2017.




College of Education

Masters Degrees: Adult Education and Training  (New online format)
This online master’s degree teaches you to be a more effective adult trainer and educator.
Adult Education and Training’s online master’s degree is the perfect choice for professionals who want to turn subject matter expertise into a fulfilling career as an educator, coach, consultant or trainer.

Educating Non-Native English Speakers(Online format)
This master's in education degree in Educating Non-Native English Speakers and ELL endorsement prepares the growing numbers of educators, instructional coaches and instructional leaders who serve non-native English speakers in pre-K-12 settings. 

College of Nursing

Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Certificate


College of Science and Engineering

Masters Degree: 
Structural Engineering
Graduates from this program will hold a strong understanding of holistic building performance through courses in advanced structural analysis, advanced steel and concrete design, seismic design, and performance-based design. Moreover, graduates will be prepared for careers in industry through professional development courses in project management, communication and professional ethics.

Software Architecture and Design
Software Project Management

Visit the Graduate Admissions website to learn more about information sessions and application requirements.