Academic rigor and intellectual development are the cornerstones of Jesuit education. Our students expect and receive quality instruction in a supportive environment of educators. As a comprehensive urban university, Seattle University embraces people from all faith traditions, economic and social backgrounds, ethnic groups and professions. Learning among peers is often intensified in the graduate school setting we promote. Our nearly 2,800 graduate students bring enriching life and work experiences to their examination of new concepts and content.


Seattle University has been a regional leader in graduate education for more than 50 years. With 34 accredited graduate degree programs and over 33 certificate options in seven different schools and colleges, we are well-positioned to offer you breadth, depth and engagement in your graduate studies.

We continue to revise or expand curricular offerings to meet the needs of people in the Pacific Northwest.

Courses integrate values and ethics with current and impending developments in your professional field. The Jesuit emphasis on ethical leadership has new significance in today's economy. You learn to integrate critical evaluation, practical experience and graduate-level concepts into all aspects of life.


Our 34 graduate programs and 33 certificates accommodate the full schedules of working professionals, with options for day or evening and some weekend classes. To give you additional flexibility, we admit students to many of our academic programs every quarter. Time-saving services, such as on-line registration and tuition payments, make it easier for you to conduct business whenever you are ready.

Faculty are available for consultation during extended office hours. Your adviser assists you with career planning as well as course selection. The depth and breadth of our course offerings allow you options to match your interests and strengthen your skills.


Seattle University is located in the heart of a vibrant city, with easy access to Interstates 5 and 90. We also offer business and software engineering classes at our Bellevue site to ease commuting for those who live or work on the Eastside. Our central location provides ready access to organizations where many of our students play out the next phase of their careers.