Holistic Education that Values Practical Skills and Engagement with Diverse Communities

Advance your career in local, state, or federal government or the nonprofit sector

Now is the time to prepare yourself for your leadership role in public service with our programs that feature:

  • Focus on advocating for social justice in the policy process
  • Engagement with diverse communities
  • Service and research with faculty who are active scholars and practitioners
  • Collaboration with students, alumni, and community members to apply curriculum to real-world experience

Strengthen critical practical skills to address organizational problems, including:

  • Critical thinking
  • Analysis
  • Administration
  • Management
  • Policy
  • Research

 

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Master of Public Administration

  • Ideal if you are working in, or seek a leadership role in the public or nonprofit sectors
  • Choose from government and nonprofit tracks
  • Evening and weekend classes (on campus)
  • Can be completed in 2-1/2 years
  • Start any quarter
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Certificate in Public Administration

  • Ideal whether you currently work or seek employment in the public or nonprofit sectors
  • Evening and weekend classes (on campus)
  • Can be completed in one year
  • Certificate classes apply towards a future Seattle University MPA degree
  • Start any quarter
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Public Administration and Law

  • Earn your joint MPA/JD degree in less time that it would take to pursue each degree separately
  • Available to part-time students
  • Support to coordinate degree requirements and scheduling
  • Requires admission to both Seattle University School of Law and the MPA program

Our Commitment

No application fee through Fall 2022

Fall 2021 Application Deadline Extended: Aug. 20
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    krupao@seattleu.edu

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    mosesnicole@seattleu.edu

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