No matter what state the economy is in, having a graduate business degree opens more doors for your career and ensures that you stay competitive in today's labor market.
With programs built for working professionals like you, Albers provides you with the education you need to become a leader in your profession and community. Between our seven degrees, 11 certificate programs, and nine dual degrees (three in conjunction with our School of Law) you will find a program tailor-made for your interests, experience, and ambitions.
For more than 70 years, the Albers School of Business and Economics at Seattle University has stood as the vanguard of outstanding academic learning and business experience in Washington state. No matter which program you choose, you will also learn the three most in-demand soft skills employers seek when hiring: leadership, communication, and collaboration.
Our low student-to-faculty ratios allow you to build close relationships with professors and peers who will support you throughout your career.
Albers' location in Capitol Hill places us in the heart of Seattle's thriving business community. You benefit through internships, mentorships, guest speakers, real business projects, and employment opportunities.
Our graduates have gone on to work with some of the world's most iconic companies and brands headquartered in Seattle including Amazon, Starbucks, Boeing, Paccar, and more.
For over 70 years, Albers has championed the responsibility of business to create a better society.
The Albers School of Business and Economics is nationally ranked by BusinessWeek, U.S. News & World Report, and Graduateprograms.com. And The Princeton Review cites Albers in the 2019 edition of their student-driven "Best Business Schools" publication. Details on our rankings.
1st in the Northwest and 4th in the West Coast
Tied for #1 in the Northwest and #4 (tied) in West Coast
#1 in Northwest and tied for #3 in West Coast
With evening classes, programs that provide the opportunity to participate in a wide range of electives, enrollments in some programs beginning every quarter, and the ability to take a hiatus without missing a beat, you’ll find the support and structure to take your career to the next level.
Albers offers three MBA programs developed to build the skills and foundation you desire to forward your career to its next step. Which MBA is right for me?
Earn the skills and credentials to start your business career with our one year MBA. As a recent graduate with a non-business undergraduate degree and limited work experience, join the Bridge MBA cohort, a full-time MBA program that incorporates classroom and co-curricular learning activities.
Participate in a leading part-time evening MBA program, ranked 42nd in the nation, that is unique in the Northwest. Developed with input from business leaders and students, and designed for the working professional, the Albers Professional MBA curriculum is streamlined, customized, integrated, connected, and flexible.
Develop your vision and voice as a leader. Our unique Leadership EMBA program for senior-level professionals combines a challenging experiential leadership program with a rigorous EMBA curriculum focused on strategic decision-making that promotes a more just and humane world. U.S. News & World Report ranked our elite LEMBA program 11th in the nation and 1st in the Northwest.
Beyond the MBA, Albers is dedicated to providing a variety of highly ranked degrees to help you advance your career. Below are our leading-edge programs the Albers School of Business and Economics has designed for you, the working professional passionate about your growth and potential.
Go above and beyond as you build the foundation for a lifelong career and meet the requirements for the CPA exam with an Master's in Professional Accounting degree, which combines a thorough and rigorous academic program with a strong grounding in computer applications. Our accounting master's degree is ranked 15th in the nation among the specializations rankings by U.S. News & World Report 2019.
Prepare yourself for a career in the dynamic field of business analytics with a MS in Business Analytics, which combines deep analytical content with an emphasis on the ability to communicate with business leaders and the understanding of business problems, in addition to being a STEM-eligible degree. You will have the opportunity to take electives in data analytics, marketing, and financial economics, and you will have a strong foundation for success.
Develop your knowledge of corporate finance, investments, and financial institutions and markets with the MS in Finance program. Learn critical thinking, quantitative analysis, and communications skills as well as how to assess the social and ethical implications of your decisions. In addition, this degree is STEM-eligible.
Become inspired and empowered as a visionary leader in the enterprising sport industry with the Master of Sport Business Leadership degree. Learn business analytical thinking and leadership development and put them to practice during one or more of your numerous internship opportunities.
Albers not only teaches the important skills that we need to be successful business professionals, but it also instills in us the values, ethics, and curiosity needed to be positive agents of change in the world.Rubi Cammarota, '17 PMBA Marketing Automation Specialist, Smartsheet