Details at a Glance
Seattle University's Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and Graduate Certificate in Public Administration educate public service professionals who seek to advance their careers in government and the nonproﬁt sector. Our curriculum is designed for working professionals with broad interests and diﬀering experience levels; we combine theory and practice so students can increase their impact in the organizations and communities they serve.
Some highlights of our programs:
- Students align their professional formation with their passion for public service
- Focus on social justice and engagement with diverse communities
- Dedicated faculty who are active scholars and practitioners in their field
- All of our graduate public administration classes are conveniently offered on weekday evenings or on Saturdays
We admit new students every quarter of the year, with the following priority deadlines:
- Fall: July 20
- Winter: October 20
- Spring: February 20
- Summer: May 20
Rolling admissions; early applications will be reviewed as they are received.