City University of Seattle School of Management

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At the City University of Seattle, students complete their degrees at twice the national rate. Because of this, City University is recognized as a Top 10 school in the education of adults across the nation. Students attend classes both on-site and online, allowing you to meet students from around the world. Alumni from City University are employed at some of Seattle’s top companies, including Amazon, Microsoft, Boeing, and Starbucks.


The City University of Seattle School of Management offers associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctorate degrees as well as some graduate certificates. If you are looking to advance as a manager in your field, a Bachelor of Arts in Management degree might be for you. It is delivered both on-site and completely online. A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration will give you a competitive edge as you become an analytical thinker and problem solver. The BSBA is available online and in hybrid form as well. City University offers a Doctorate in Business Administration designed to help professionals gain advanced skills in business practices, leadership, critical thinking, and develop specialized business knowledge in an area of your choice. Students will be prepared for a job as CEO, Company President, Management Analyst, Professional or Executive Director after completing their Doctorate in Business Administration.

Student Life

City University tries to support students in various ways. Career Services is there to help you start or advance your career after graduation. The Counseling Center is available for students when the feelings of stress get to be too much or when experiencing depression or loss. Whatever the situation, the Counseling Center is there to help. CityU also provides student housing a few blocks away from campus at Cornish Commons, a residence hall shared with Cornish College of the Arts. Cornish Commons is a 20-story residence hall that features a shared community kitchen, art studio, T.V. lounge, pool table, fireplace, fitness center, and laundry facility. Residents can also enjoy meals at Nellie’s Café, which serves all meals and grab and go specials.

Online Programs

City University has two associate’s degrees online, including the Associate of Science in Business, and General Studies. With four start dates during the year, these associate’s degrees are perfect for the busy student looking to get a general start in business. Students who have a degree in accounting and are preparing to take the CPA Exam will benefit from earning the Graduate Certificate in Accounting. It is an online prep course for the CPA exam and will give you a solid foundation to excel on your exam. A Graduate Certificate in Finance will prepare you to analyze the appropriate use of methods of capital formation, understand the role of business development and management, and how markets are organized and how trading occurs, and more. The Graduate Certificate in Marketing will get you ready to sell the world’s brands and learn about consumerism.

The MBA at City University is offered online, on-site, and in hybrid form. In 2014 City’s online MBA program was ranked among the top 15 programs in the country by They have continually been ranked as a top producer of MBA’s, and you can guarantee that an MBA from City University will prepare you to be a skilled leader in the business world.

Ready to start your journey?

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