Are you a recent graduate with a non-business undergraduate degree and limited work experience who is looking to expand your career prospects? Thinking of investing in a business education to:
The Albers’ Bridge MBA is a one year, full-time, accelerated, cohort program designed specifically for young professionals who are in the early stages of their careers and who come from a variety of undergraduate backgrounds. Although many MBA programs admit early career students, only a handful of programs are actually designed to support early career professionals or students looking to change the trajectory of their careers. The Bridge MBA provides you with the strong academic foundation of an MBA but also hands-on experiences and carefully crafted career guidance to help you propel your career forward.
Our Bridge MBA graduates have successfully combined the knowledge gained from their undergraduate degrees with the solid business skills they learned in this program. Employers value the well-rounded experience and insights these graduates bring to the table, making them optimal candidates for future leadership positions. Aspiring entrepreneurs who are well versed in the creative side also appreciate the program for teaching them how to successfully develop a business plan and run a business. With an Albers' Bridge MBA, you will gain business acumen and skills to fast-track your career journey, while building a foundation of knowledge that will serve you for a lifetime.
The Seattle U Bridge MBA has been a great way to further my education and develop a foundation in business. This program has made an enriched impact in conjunction with my degree in Communication Studies, and the course work has given me the knowledge and skills I was yearning to develop.Caroline Engs, '17, Bridge MBA
I thought getting an MBA would go well with my undergraduate degree, which was public relations. The Bridge MBA allowed me to go to graduate school immediately. The program was a perfect fit and met all my expectations. They don't set you up for failure here. If you do the work, it's definitely doable.Sam Chanen, '18, Bridge MBA
The Bridge MBA helped me build networks in the US. As an international student with a non-business degree, I don't really have connections to get me around the business realm. With the required networking events, I am provided with connections to easily navigate around this field.Janika Faye Le Penia, '17, Bridge MBA
Going through the Bridge MBA program was remarkably different from my undergraduate experience as a philosophy major. It was absolutely worth it to go straight back to school. I'm really excited to be able to use this tool.Tom Sweeney, '18, Bridge MBA
The program made me realize there's a lot more I could do. I never imagined I would do any of this. I don't know where I would be without the Bridge MBA. I can't imagine my life without it . I'm glad it's over, but I'm very happy I did it!Demetra Annest, '18, Bridge MBA
After earning my undergraduate at SU, I chose to continue my education with the Bridge MBA because I was excited about the opportunity to learn the language of business while further developing my leadership skills to better both my industry and the community.Samantha Garrard, '17, Bridge MBA
If you have an undergraduate degree in business (Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Marketing, etc.), a 3-year degree in Commerce (international students), or more than three years of professional work experience, we suggest you consider one of Seattle University’s other graduate business degrees which may better fit your needs and qualifications.
Learn solid business skills through MBA course work, build your professional experience through experiential activities, class consulting projects and internships, and plan for your future career through a carefully planned set of co-curricular activities.
Master the broad-based critical thinking skills and business knowledge that employers are seeking in new employees.
As an Albers full-time MBA student, you will participate in activities tailored to helping you prepare for the start of your career, such as the Mentor Program, resume reviews, mock interviews, and internship job fairs.
Receive personal attention from professors and staff who truly care about your success.
Live, learn, and earn your One-Year MBA degree in the heart of the greater Seattle area while exploring the natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest. Benefit from Seattle’s proximity to numerous multinational companies and business headquarters, which offers excellent access to business executives and job opportunities in a variety of growing industries.
I chose the Bridge MBA because as an undergraduate alumni of Seattle University, I wanted to continue learning in an atmosphere surrounded by leaders who employ the Seattle University mission statement: “[leaders]…dedicated to educating the whole person, to professional formation…for a just and humane world". This program was a perfect business fit to complement my undergraduate background in hard sciences!