2021-2022 Catalog Updates

Doctoral Program General Admission Requirements

Applicants entering one of City University of Seattle’s Doctoral degree programs must meet the following admissions criteria:

  1. Hold a master’s degree from an accredited or otherwise recognized institution.  
  2. Provide a C.V./resume.
  3. Provide three references with name, title, email, and phone contact information for professional, academic, or other associates who can attest to the student’s ability to be successful in a doctoral program.  
  4. Submit responses to the Admissions Statement Questions.
  5. Provide proof of English proficiency according to established University policy.
  6. Complete an interview. Note: Students will be contacted to schedule an interview once all of the application materials have been submitted.

Upon inquiry to the program, the advisor and program faculty will work with the student to facilitate the process of collecting the required information for the application.

Some City University of Seattle doctoral degrees have additional admission requirements, found under the Doctoral Degrees menu in the catalog with the specific program information.

(Procedure #2100.01.01)