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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.