City University of Seattle aims to change lives for the better by offering high quality and lifelong education to anyone with the will and desire to keep learning. The school hopes to bring this ideal to fruition through the creation of an educational network that is accessible worldwide both on-site and online. They also want to embody many core values including flexibility, accessibility, innovation, relevance, and a commitment to going global.
The university was founded in 1973 as City College in Seattle, Washington, but was later changed in 1982 to City University. Although City University is a Washington-based school, the university has currently established its presence around the globe, with partners in cities around the world. The university is situated in a technological and business hub, with big names like T-Mobile, Microsoft, and Expedia located just a stone's throw from the campus.
This dedication to being a truly global institution helps set City University apart from other schools. Currently, the school has ten locations in Washington as well as four locations scattered across the Canadian provinces. Of course, locations aren’t just limited to North America. There are also campuses in Mexico, Slovakia, Romania, Greece, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria and China, making City University a truly international university.
City University’s online courses can allow those wanting to get more education a more flexible schedule than traditional classes might offer. Students will interact with instructors and other students on a regular basis through Web-based discussion boards, and online instructors are specially trained to help ensure students get the most out of their online education. Courses are offered in all degree levels and in a wide variety of subjects including Business, Education, Healthcare, Human Services, Design, Culinary Arts, Nursing, Religious Studies and more.
Programs offered by City University
- Bachelor of Arts in Applied Psychology
This program offers students a broad understanding of psychology, which prepares them for jobs in counseling, business, education and other human services fields. Courses include Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Personality Theory, Race and Ethnic… More »
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration -- General Management
Students who choose to specialize in General Management while pursuing their BS in Business Administration will supplement their basic business training with courses in operations management, e-commerce, project management and communication. The program… More »
- Bachelor of Science in Business Administration -- Project Management
The general BS program provides a general understanding of the tools and concepts which shape the current business world. This concentration focuses students on developing, organizing and completing projects at work, in all kinds of environments. Courses… More »
- Master of Business Administration
MBA students at City University range from recent undergrads to working professionals. Faculty members provide students with the tools and training they need to compete in today's competitive market. Skills learned include developing an e-portfolio, working… More »
- Master of Science in Project Management
This degree gives students a quality education to prepare them for jobs in any number of industries that require project managers. Classes help students cultivate skills in team building, multitasking, project development and more. Through a thesis project… More »
- Graduate Certificate in Project Management
This career-focused certification program helps students apply their skills directly to their current or future jobs. Designed to help managers in a variety of industries, this program teaches project development and execution skills to improve a company's… More »
- Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management
Students who are not interested in completing a full degree but who wish to gain valuable hands-on training can benefit from this undergraduate certificate program. The curriculum follows the Project Management Institute's Body of Knowledge by offering… More »